Reasons Why I Love My Husband

There are countless reasons I love my husband but some of them stand above the rest. One is his love for technology.

Austin is a technology nerd, and from what I can tell has been since he was a kid.

See exhibit A.

Today he received a package in the mail. He claims it will be James’ first technology toy. It is called a Makey Makey. ( No joke. I couldn’t make this stuff up if I wanted too!). If you want you want an real explanation of it check it out here. It claims to be, “An invention kit for everyone.” It looks like a computer chip in the shape of an old school nintendo remote and comes with lots of wires. Apparently there are all kinds of things you can do with it like turn bananas into piano keys, make a beach ball a remote control and well, really I guess do just about anything you can imagine.

Austin was like a kid on Christmas morning this evening as he began to play with his new toy, I mean ‘invention tool’ (his term once I called it a toy). He quickly hooked it up and did what any other middle school aged boy would do with such an ‘invention tool’. He found a farting sound online and hooked it up to a piece of watermelon, so that every time the watermelon piece was touched it farted. Oh brother!
One thing is for sure, life with Austin is never boring.


Life in the Fast Lane

Life has been so busy lately. Too busy if you ask me. Here is a picture of why…

We put our old house on the market.
My parents moved in for a few weeks while they were in between houses. We sure appreciated the extra entertainment for James in the house.
James and Charlie have become best friends. Charlie mostly because he is fed practically all day by James.
James is all about playing all day long. He is one energizer bunny, but so much fun!
We held the third annual Kentucky Derby Party and Goldfish Races. Success!
The winning team!
We attended the annual Cinco De Mayo party in our neighborhood. Complete with a HUGE inflatable water slide, pinatas, and grandpa giving James cookies.
Mom and Dad moved out. We helped as much as we could but my great Uncle Frank, who is 80, gets most of the credit!
James is climbing more and more. Austin’s mom informed me Austin was a climber too. Apparently it’s genetic.
We celebrated cousin Jill’s graduation from the U of A! Wildcats for Life!
Austin’s cousins the Buckelew’s came to town. They never fail to bring some life to the party!
Austin’s Mama and Craig came to town and stayed with us. We got to celebrate Mother’s Day with them. James was excited to be spoiled by grandma and we were happy to see both of them!
We celebrated Mother’s day with my mommy too! Love you mommy!
Thankfully, things have slowed down a bit. We are getting some down time and friend time.  We even had an official date night. Life is so precious and I don’t want it to pass us by more quickly than it needs too. I intentionally try to slow down this fast paced life style, so I can soak it up as much as possible.