Monday, October 17, 2011

A Riddle

Here's a riddle for you:
What's covered in fur and six months all over?

My sweet baby girl.

Her preciousness is only extenuated with this adorable fur vest that my Aunt Nancy gave me. I have been waiting and waiting for Ev to fit into it. (I may have tried it on her every week for the past couple months) Plus the beige boots from Grandma She-She just put Ev over the top of the cute-meter.

Dad and his six-month old polar bear.

We also went up to Portland last week to hang out with the Burnetts.
This little guy never ceases to amaze me.

At a whopping 26 pounds (give or take), Keith was scooting around the kitchen floor carrying a 10-lb. sack of potatoes behind him. Even though his mobility is limited to mostly scooting around, he does it with a smile. And despite having a nasty round of chemo a few weeks ago, Keith was really upbeat during our visit last week. He is so concerned for others, even when he feels crummy. He is constantly asking questions like,
"Cole, do you want to color this with me?"
"Here Ally, do you want this sword?"
"Does Evie want to hold my hand?"

It is the sweetest thing.

Just being with Keith is a good reminder of how selfish we can be. Everyday is such a struggle and despite it all, he worries about the people around him. I constantly have to remind myself that he is only a little boy (he'll be four next month). He has mastered the art of selflessness and I admire it.

Plus he is so cuddly and is hands down, my favorite movie-watching buddy. Please keep him in your prayers. Even the strongest people need help sometimes. I know Keith's optimism is the direct result of so many people thinking of him on a daily basis and I just hope that it can continue through all of this.

The Burnett house is always a good time. We enjoyed playing in the backyard, watching scary Scooby-Doo's, snuggling, giving kisses, and celebrating Brent's birthday.

Grandma She-She and Ev.

Keith reading his new book.

The Face was there of course. And yes, she got cuter since the last time I saw her.

Even with the crazy Smart hair, she is the most adorable niece an aunt could ask for.

Is that the juiciest peach of a bum you've ever seen?

The boys swinging.

Keith "holding" Evie's hand.

All the grandkids. Grandma She-She and Grandpa Puffy are lucky to have such beautiful grandkids.


Darrell said...

Awesome, is the only adjective I can think of.

MaryJane said...

Ditto, Darrell!

Lauren Elizabeth said...

Tell Ev to stop right now. She is killing me with those looks. I think it's from all the America's Next top Model and Project Runway you watched while you were pregnant. She was born to be in front of the camera.

Maureen and Nathan said...

Praying for your sweet nephew Keith. Your family sure makes cute kiddos! ADORABLE!

chelsea said...

Too much cuteness in one post. Make them all stop getting so big please!

sheila said...

Those four cuties are certainly the stars of the show! Awesome! (I agree with Dad.)