The baby boy we thought would be born at home in Pennsylvania (due to expecting lots of snow and no way to drive to the hospital in
Punxsutawney) (not to mention he was due a week before Groundhog Day...) was instead born in Amarillo Texas 7 years ago this month. He has brought a lot of fun memories to our home, and a lot of giggles and grins, too. I can't believe it's been 7 years!
This is our shy boy. If you never see him at home you might wonder if he ever talks. We brought him to our first house closing in Texas because there was no way he was going to stop crying if we left him at our friends. He didn't speak at all in Nursery class (church class for ages 18 months to 3 years...) and still doesn't talk much in Primary. He did give a talk a few weeks ago about Gifts (the gift of Agency, specifically) He enjoyed his gifts for his birthday, and his birthday cards, too.
He has the best sense of humor. It started before he even turned 2... we have a video of him running around the house with a bucket on his head, laughing hysterically. We were laughing, too! He still has a great laugh. Right now he loves Legos, being a Ninja, telling jokes, reading Harry Potter, playing video games, and being with his family. He is pretty smart for his age and sometimes it's hard to keep up with him. He is learning how to play the piano as well as many other new things. He looks forward to being baptized next year and starting Cub Scouts.
We love having him as part of our family!
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|Birthday dinner... there's a story to this picture...|| || |
|And here it is... June 2005... Samuel's first solid food (we were just teasing him, though... poor guy!)|
|Nightmare Before Christmas Trivia!|
|Blowing out 7 candles!|
|This is Samuel when he was 3...|