I actually considered going tubing with them today however since I'm getting ready to leave town and preach this week and still have to get two messages put to bed that aren't finalized, I opted to stay. Not to mention, tomorrow is Sunday and I don't do well with a full day's activities on Saturday when preparing my body and mind for all that Sunday entails. I have to quiet myself on Saturday or it just doesn't flow the same for me anymore. I am not sure whether this is part of the process of getting older or whether I'm just getting disciplined and smarter about how I prepare myself. I'd like to think it's the discipline and not the age. Ha!
At any rate this will give me plenty of time to work on finalizing my messages and get the styling products all lined up and ready for Savanna's arrival home.
In other news, we are having such a baby boom at Celebration. Right now we have 6 newborn babies either just born or getting ready to be born. Our latest Celebrator was just born on Thursday - Joshua John (J.J.) Torres. Here I am with him yesterday at the hospital.
And finally, I feel like posting another picture of Max (I never tire of it) so here's a recent photo of him in the place he loves most - lounging on our bed. Imagine this 100 lb dog coming and laying on you in the morning to wake you up!! If he wasn't yours it would drive you crazy, but being that he's my baby, it's not only welcome, it's endearing. You know how Moms understand their baby's different "cry's"? I understand his different "whines". He has a certain whine that says, "I have to go outside". Then he has another whine that means, "Kayte made a mess. Come see it." Then he has another whine that means, "I need a drink." Yet another whine means "I want a treat/bone." It's amazing how I can decipher just what he wants. I love this pup if you haven't figured it out yet. I am crazy about Maddie too, by the way. She's such a beautiful, gentle soul and I never lose my love for her. Max is simply different because he's such a "baby" and as my husband noted yesterday Maddie is content to be in another room by herself sometimes or to be on her own but Max is never out of our sight and requires lots more cuddle time. I gladly give it.
And that, my friends, is the potpourri of stuff going on today at our home...just thought I'd take a break from the serious stuff I've posted this week and talk about babies, dances and dogs for a while.