I'm not really sure where the month of May has gone, but I do know, that I haven't accomplished much...well, except Mother of the Year...that was big . As much as I wish my kids were perfect (you know, like their mom!) they're not. Earlier this month...oh, the day before Mother's Day, I took the trio to my nephew's baseball tournament. Would you believe that Birdie never once made any indication that she felt hot--like the sun on her face was bothering her. No, not a "peep" out of her. So Mother's Day morning, she wakes up with a sunburn on her face. Not minor. Where was the sunscreen? Oh, we keep it tucked away till "summer". She's fine now, and the sunscreen's on the table. It's our centerpiece.
Also on Mother's Day, Gimme had to give her first ever talk in Primary. She talked about how baptism and our baptismal covenants are like treasures. She took a treasure box and "jewels" as a visual aid. She did very well, and she looked beautiful!
Well that brings us to Memorial Day. After church we drove up to Menan where Kimball is buried. It is still so werid to think he is gone...I don't think I will ever be able to really grasp the reality of that. Instead of flowers, my sister Marilyn has her 3 boys write their name and a little message on golf balls to "tee up" in front of the headstone. I think it is a great tradition. For the fam that couldn't make it, here are a few pics.
Three of the boys in our family have the middle name Kimball, here they are:Other random pictures that don't have to do with Memorial Day, but were taken at the cemetary:
Birdie, just doing the Dew...she's one thirsty girl.
(of course there isn't really Mountain Dew in that vat. It's formula. She's off the bottle!! No, just kidding. Ace fills that tank with Powerade for work and it lasts all day...what a bargain! :)