Sonya starts to tell the boys that their Dad is coming home that night
Sonya telling the boys that their Dad is coming home that night
Aaron feeling how heavy his Dad's flak jacket is (very heavy)
showing Aaron how to clasp the sword
a little hard for a left hander
dying Easter eggs
it was a beautiful weather day!
asking Edward what would be the best birthday gift ever.......
getting ready for Edward's homecoming
part of how Edward was dressed while in Afghanistan - hat is called a pakol
I think he likes his cake
Painter waits to see if he gets a piece
the kids may be getting older (all 4) and the egg hunt might have seen it's demise (for the time being), but everyone still dyes eggs! long live that tradition!
wish these pix weren't so fuzzy, but I was excited too!
getting ready for Dad's homecoming
so glad Daddy is home for this birthday
hand carved dragon for his collection
pretty flowers for Daddy's return
Dad brought Edward a sword from Afghanistan for his birthday - Aaron says it belongs to the whole family, but that Edwrd can hang it in his room
showing the boys how to clasp the sword
11 years old!
Edward & Bullet
Aaron eyes Edward's birthday cake
2 happy boys
Aaron said "Bessie licked my nose" - then Bessie licked her own nose!