ATTITUDE IS A LITTLE THING THAT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE. ~ Winston Churchill
Thursday, January 1, 2009
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Well, another year has come and gone. We have had so much happen this past year. It's been one of the most eventful ones our family has had. Listing a few of the highlights: We've had several trips to the hospital and to specialists for Winston - his health has stablized and he's doing great now. Zack and Bo are gone on their missions - the preparation involved to send two missionaries was quite exhausting. We had three trips to Lake Powell - fewer than we've taken in years past but good trips none the less. Just before Christmas, we lost our houseboat in an unexplained fire at the dock at Halls Crossing.
2009 is going to be quite a different year for us. Brad and I are adjusting to only having our little guy at home. Zack is now in Japan and Bo will be leaving for Germany shortly. I'm looking forward to hearing about their adventures in these countries. Winston is growning by leaps and bounds and is so smart (I'm sure all moms say that about their children, but he really is!) Our friends and family have been so supportive and helpful throughout the year. I don't think I could have accomplished all that I did without their help and prayers. We really have been blessed and I'm looking forward to what this new year has to offer.
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong because at some point in your life, you will have been all of these."
“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” Ralph Waldo Emerson