Friday, October 19, 2007

A day at the Zoo




It has been raining for almost two weeks and it finally cleared up. The weather has been beautiful again and the leaves are just starting to change. Everyone keeps telling us that fall has come really late this year. We are not complaining. It is starting to get gorgeous! Holly and I decided to take the kids out to the zoo yesterday. It is one of the smaller zoos that I have been to, but it was perfect for the kids. We had so much fun.

The animal that the kids found themselves most impressed with was a gigantic condor. The bird had a wingspan of 10 feet and he was holding it out the whole time we watched him. Davie kept saying "Wow!" It was very cool.

I wanted to add one last sweet story. It was one of those rewarding moments in parenting. Gracie woke up the other night scared. She does that a lot lately with all of the talk of Halloween, etc. I don't think she is really all that scared, but likes to talk about it a lot. I held her and we cuddled and sang songs. When you hug Grace she rubs your back and it is so sweet. She was rubbing my back and she says, "Your my best friend Mom." Aww. It was a very nice moment.






9 comments:

Live everyday to its fullest said...

Those are the moment that make you remember why you wake up everday and have so much to be thankful for! What a sweet heart, I miss Gracie and so does Clo! I hear ya on the rain we've had it everyday for a week now! Clo loves it though!

Kevin and Ruby said...

I love moments like that. They can be few and far between. I have tagged you. See my blog for details

Gillespie family said...

what a cutie...it is always nice to know your kids really do love you and they do say nice things once in a while...amidst the whining, crying etc...love gracie's stylish hat by they way :)

catherine yeates said...

ditto on her hat! what a cute story, what a sweetheart. moments like that are priceless. i love your house and can't wait to see it after you have decorated, i know that it will be gorgeous!

Stephanie said...

That is so sweet, Heather! Grace is a cutie! We want to organize a get together with you guys and Lowrys one of these days soon- it would be fun to see your kids in person! Ok- let's see.. I will ask my friends about the prom dress, I would definitely suggest Macy's because it is so HUGE! I don't know about the modesty factor.... but there will be many to choose from. Then, I'll write back with more ideas, hopefully!

David and Kristin said...

Ok, so I tried to post a comment when you first posted and now I can't remember what ingenious thing I was going to say! Prego brain strikes again! Anyways, your kids are adorable!!

Lindsay B. said...

SO CUTE! My mom is my best friend too! That is the sweetest little story I have heard in a while. She is a keeper Heather :)

Kailey said...

OH MY GOSH, did you know your child is sitting on an alligator... uhm...crocadile?

Amanda said...

Your kids are sooo big! I can't believe it! The last time I saw Davie he was a baby. :(