Monthly Archives: April 2009

Our trip to North Carolina

We just returned from a wonderful visit with family in Wilmington, NC.  And what a wonderful trip it was.  Filled with many smiles and laughs, something the Smith family hasn’t seen many of lately, Eli’s presence lifted spirits and warmed hearts.

Earth day was celebrated on Saturday, April 18th in Wilmington, so we headed out for [...]


Easter 2009

We typically associate Easter with Spring, and spring with new beginnings.  It’s the reason Mike loved spring more than any other season.  He loved the beauty that nature brought forth, the new life of the flowers blooming, the exquisite fragrant scents, the grass growing with fresh dew glistening on the blades each morning, the happy [...]

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Walking; Zoo

Eli changes every single day.  No kidding.  He’s growing up so fast.  I want to write down every new thing he learns, but I’d spend my entire day writing, so new things go by without acknowledgement.  I need to get better at that.  I need to get better at a lot of things.
The walking thing [...]

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Passage of time

Can you believe it’s April already?  Seriously, where has the time gone?  I’m constantly surprised at the end of each day when Eli has gone to sleep and I’m left alone with my thoughts, and I realize that yet another day has passed.  Eli is another day older.  I am one day farther away from [...]