Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Birthday Boys

March 8 is Kellen and Todd’s birthday.  Seems like it comes faster and faster every year!  As usual, we took the day off school and let the birthday boy pick what he wanted to do.  This proved to be a little challenging for a fourteen year old!  Gone are the days of Incredible Pizza, or running around the park, etc.  We decided we would go clothes shopping.  It went better than I expected since we don’t see eye to eye on  clothes choices these days!  Unfortunately Sam’s doesn’t have the same birthday policy as our school so daddy had to work.  But, we met up with him after work and went to eat at Outback.  They both love eat there.


The birthday boys with Callie.  No, it was not her birthday, but she doesn’t care!  We are really trying to convince her she is not the center of the universe, but it is not working so well!


Goofy guys!


Sharing a birthday cake!  Usually they each have their own special dessert, but this turned out to be the best this year. 


Kellen, Garrett, and Daddy at Outback.


Garrett and Callie

We had a fun day!  Kellen had his friend Hunter spend the night a few days later for his “party”.  I didn’t think to take any pictures.  You can just imagine it though, two teenage boys on blow up mattresses playing video games all night.  I think a mental picture is enough! 

Happy Birthday Guys!

Monday, April 11, 2011

14 Things I Love About Kellen

Kellen turned fourteen March 8.  Fourteen.  I really don’t know how this happened!  Thirteen was bad enough, but fourteen, that is two years from driving!    I decided to make a list of 14 things about Kellen, instead of rambling on and embarrassing him.  Although the list will probably take of that anyway!
1.  You are smart.  So smart!
2.  You love to laugh and even laugh at yourself!
3.  You love your family.
4.  You love your extended family.
5.  You are a leader.
6.  You are so helpful.
7.  You are good-looking.
8.  You are creative.  Kellen made this Halloween costume (except the vest), by himself.  He had the ideas for it for months, and made sure it happened!kblog6
9.  You are the best big brother.  You always looks out for your brothers and sister.
10.  You go with the flow.  You have always just gone along for the ride with me, even when it is was crazy things like driving all over the Missouri University campus, twice, looking for this Beetle Bailey statue.  You are always up for an adventure!
11.  You are a good friend.
12.  You are a good finder.  You always find the keys, or the shoe, or whatever is lost!
13.  You are a gentleman.  I know, this is probably not cool!  But you are.  A very cool gentleman.
14.  Most importantly, you love God.