Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Yep, I'm verrry thankful.

So I'm sitting here thinking about what to write. I know this is the time of year for all those "thankful" posts, and I reeeeeally wasn't going to go there, till we met the kids tonight for dinner...

This is the result of the only job I've ever had. Almost 22 years in the making...

Rio is a gorgeous girl inside and out. Never afraid of a challenge or rescuing a stray chihuahua. She has the biggest heart and smile to match. But most importantly she truly FEELS with her heart. If you know her, you love her. Her crazy creativity is just beyond, the girl can seriously figure out how to make ANYTHING!!

Ryne is the thinker. He sees the world as it is with the honesty and wisdom of someone twice his age. He's got the brains like his Dad, and will no doubt follow in his footsteps. He too has an amazing heart, always ready with a hug and a smile for his "pearl" ( his name for me). He's a lover of the earth and wishes he could save it. :)

I guess I'm trying to say, that I thank the Lord every day for trusting me to raise these babies. When you're in the thick of it and you don't know exactly how it's going to turn out it can be quite worrisome. Trust me, I've had my days, and many sleepless nights with these two. But sitting there tonight listening to them be the adults they have grown up to be, I sorta gave myself a little pat on the back. It was aaaallllll worth it, and I'd do it all again... :)


  1. Perfect.
    What a blessing children are in our lives!!

  2. What a handsome couple you make, with your beautiful blue eyes. As for children, mine are great, but some don't have it so good, it is hard to understand sometimes why good people have bad children.

    I guess some eventually straighten out.
    Where are the pictures of you children... I love their names.

  3. Lee,
    That pic IS my children. That's funny, I quite often get the "you and Rio are twins" comment! Guess I should have been more clear? And yes, I am very lucky. There were times I honestly didn't think I was going to live thru those teenage years. God blessed me. :)

  4. That was beautiful, I think I teared up because I feel the same way about my kids.

  5. I love these 2 too:) -they got their big hearts from two really great examples!

  6. what in the world...i just read this and now have tears down my face! xoxo Michele