Sunday, May 17, 2009

The Beach

Pierce loves the beach... the first day there she woke at 6:30 (after going to bed at midnight due to a late arrival) and recalled that Papa (my dad) had said he would get up with her in the morning. So at 6:30 she bellows "PAPA! BEACH!! PAPA!" And he did it. I should mention she did this every morning at some point between 6 and 7. Ooba, Papa and Daddy are such troopers. Mommy enjoyed sleeping instead. Here are some of my faves from the weekend. It was hard to choose. What's not cute about a baby girl at the beach?

Here she got Ooba to style her hair the way Dede(Brittany) does hers.

One of her favorite things is to "Boom." She jumps into the air and lands on her booty. Usually it's on our bed. Here it's in a puddle.

I feel like she's posing here. She's a model, clearly.

Grace is 21.

I know. Most of you remember when she was born. Now she's 21!!!! Here are some shots from her birthday breakfast at the Red Bar.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

We Love Homewood

Several years ago, maybe even before some of us were married, my dear friends Erin Kendrick and Kelly Purcell Dorough and I met every Tuesday morning at 6:30 for Bible Study and chick-fil-a. I should pause to allow you to pick your jaws up off the ground at this statement, as you know that I don't do mornings. But all through high school and for several years after college, this was a standing appointment. And I loved it. (Side note- the chicken biscuits are AMAZING when fresh at 6:30.) We invited a newer, but also dear friend, named Taylor Killian. We scared her. The love we linguistically lavished on our fair town, Homewood, was just too much for her. Especially Kelly's passion. And then came the part that REALLY shocked her... there is a DAY. We Love Homewood Day. She moved soon after this revelation.

This weekend we began Pierce's indoctrination. We attended We Love Homewood Day and it was so nice. Not too hot, not too crowded. Pierce is always happy if there is something to jump on, so it was just delightful. Here is some documentation.

Jumpy jumpy jumpy

dancing, a very normal occurance

What's THAT???

uh-oh... is she slowing down?

watermelon punch??? oh ooba, you're the best

a rare pic of the whole fam

and we're done.