Monthly Archives: May 2009

Success and Goodbyes

Melissa and I made another trip to the pool with Alex. Today was a success! Alex didn’t seem to mind the water and we played around for a short time: Then it was time for Aunt Lissy to say goodbye: Amy and AJ stopped by for a quick visit. Amy got to see a happy…

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  • MichelleJune 3, 2009 - 6:06 am

    Love your hair, You look so cute!

First Swim

Melissa and I took Alex for his first swim today. I would have to say he hated it. I had gone out to Dad’s house earlier in the week to turn on the heat for the pool and did something wrong. Although the pool wasn’t freezing, it wasn’t warm. We only tried a few times…

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A Whole New Alex

It seems that Alex makes huge improvements every time we come to Kentucky. When we brought him for Easter, his first night in Paducah was his first 7 hour straight sleep. I’ve had him in Kentucky for over a week and the colic finally seems gone. He smiles when people talk to him (my cousin…

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Grandma’s Jelly

It turns out that Grandma’s Jelly is Strawberry Freezer Jam, which is very easy to make. Mom and I made 12 jars while Alex took a nap on the floor. I can’t wait to take some home with me! The recipe: INGREDIENTS 2 cups crushed fresh strawberries 4 cups sugar 1 (1.75 ounce) package dry…

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Visiting Great Granny and Papa

Today we were lazy – kind of. Mom ran some errands while Alex and I stayed home. Mom came home just in time for some tummy time with Alex: Then our big visit of the day was to Great Granny and Papa’s. Alex fell asleep on the way over and didn’t wake up very well…

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A Day With Gram

My mom is constantly on the move and today Alex just tagged along. First we woke up happy and smiling at 6:30 am: Then we got everyone into the car and Alex bandited: Grandma was excited to see us and immediately asked to hold Alex: After visiting Grandma, Mom and I decided on a visit…

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Saying Goodbye Is Hard

Alex took a nice long nap this morning while Judy, Emily, and I sat around the breakfast table and talked. Alex woke up for a bottle and some play time with Aunt Emmy: Then fell asleep again in Granny’s arms: The ride back to Paducah seemed to fly by. Alex slept the entire way and…

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Meeting The Burches

Alex met more of his family today. Uncle Jim (who was extremelty excited about Alex’s arrival) brough Aunt Jean, Jamie, Anthony, Marie, and Tina for a visit. Alex woke up a little too early and was quite fussy before we got him down for the rest of his nap. Then his Aunt Emmy fed him…

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