Another Modeling Day

April 30th, 2009

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Miah and I got a phone call while at the library Tuesday.  Jackie got a shipment of Ally Girl pettiskirts in some new colors and needed a model.

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So I have to give Jackie the credit for these pictures.

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But I’ll give God the credit for the cute little girl!

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Miah was happy to model pink outfits…

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and to bring one home.

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I was happy, too, because although I love the clothing at www.forgetmenotkids.com, our limited budget doesn’t allow for much clothes shopping other than sales!

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Miah, the Poet

April 27th, 2009

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A couple weeks ago I taught Miah the little rhyme:  “Ooey Gooey was a worm, a mighty worm was he, he climbed up on the railroad track, the train he did not see . . . Ooooey goooey!”  I’ve heard her say it (and another version involving a salad/fork) a few times.  Then today I overhear this, to the tune of Zacchaeus Was a Wee Little Man:

Ooey gooey was a worm, A mighty worm was he, He climbed up in the sycamore tree, for the Lord he wanted to see . . .

She gave me a funny look when I burst out laughing.  Actually, it makes perfect sense, and it even rhymes!

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Always A Helper

April 24th, 2009

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Miah watering the plants with her Ducky bucket.  She LOVES it.  Thanks, Paul and Kathryn.

 She even used it to create some mud to play in while I was busy weeding.  ↓Here she is pointing out how nice the mud looks on the side of the house.  Sorry, Miah, but our house has wood siding, not stucco.

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Miah is an incredible helper.  I’m thinking I should be able to retire from any cleaning chores, soon.  Not only does Miah water the plants, she mops, …

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she helps Grandma haul and stack wood (she insisted on pushing the empty wheelbarrow on every return trip), …

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and she washes cars.

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The bubbles may have something to do with her enthusiasm in cleaning.

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And the fact that she likes to do whatever we happen to be doing.

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I guess that means I can’t retire from cleaning.  I imagine Miah will just be interested in whatever else I’m doing instead of wanting to clean on her own!

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Oh, well.  Cleaning doesn’t seem as mundane with Miah involved.

 

 

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Easter Joy

April 18th, 2009

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Last week we took Miah to an Easter Egg Hunt at Smallwood Harvest.  She was a bit intimidated with the throng of people scrambling around her, but she managed to gather a few eggs to put in her basket.  Notice the color of eggs she chose to collect?

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Before they gave the okay to cross the rope, Miah was actually eager . . . until this critter started waltzing toward us.

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She wanted nothing to do with the Easter Bunny, but agreed to check out this non-threatening pink version.

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Overall, it was a fun adventure.

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At home on Easter Sunday, we had to dodge rain showers.

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Miah ran to gather eggs this time.

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She was even picking them up two at  a time!

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Preference was again given to the pink eggs.  Though she didn’t seem to care what color of M&Ms were inside!

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We hope you all had a blessed Easter and took time to contemplate the reason for this Celebration of Life.

 

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Happy Birthday, Daddy!

April 12th, 2009

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Aren’t they sweet?!  Miah had a special day with Daddy today.

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Last night she helped make a cake . . .  She got to open one of his presents . . .

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(I was surprised she didn’t tell him what was inside!)  Then she tried it on . . .  They also went to the park . . .

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And she got to blow out the candle and eat ice cream . . .  Okay, whose birthday is it, anyway?

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On top of all that, it’s Easter and Miah got to hunt for eggs and eat some of the candy hidden inside.  No wonder she was a bit wired tonight!