Friday Photo (and video) Dump

Another week has flown by.  I want to sob when I think of only 2 more weeks of summer.

Last Saturday we ventured out to the county fair.  I wasn’t sure if we should give a shot or not, but when I discovered that there was no admission charge I was swayed.  Odette loved seeing all the animals she has been reading about in her books and seeing on her puzzles.

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First taste of cotton candy.  It was a winner! Can you believe it was only $1?  My kind of fair.

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Rockin sunglasses at the store

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Odette had been asking to wash, wash, wash Odettey’s car, so we drove through the carwash one day while running errands.

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Since mentioning the idea to Odette and showing her some pictures, she asks 52 times a day if she can go to Odette school.  In an effort to keep myself from going crazy give her a concrete visual we made a countdown chain.

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She happily throws away a link each morning after breakfast.

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We decided to make laundry day a little more exciting.

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We even ate lunch in our fort.

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We stayed in our jammies all day.

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I think I am raising a future landscaper.  Odette will pluck leaves and flowers off our bushes and “plant” them.

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I am often asked how Odette is eating.  She is a great eater and will eat just about anything we put in front of her.  Last night she had fish tacos.

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Then she decided she needed some pilli pilli like Daddy.  (Pilli pilli is a Congolese hot sauce that we brought back with us.)

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She eats it like a grown man, but this is always her reaction.

Anyone else as excited as I am about the Olympics?

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2 thoughts on “Friday Photo (and video) Dump

  1. How are you doing Sarah?
    I noticed you deleted your “PAD sucks” post and it got me all worried that you were having a hard time.

    Its none of my business but i know that sometines it helps just to have someone notice

    Prayin for you
    Amy

    • Hey Amy,
      That is so sweet of you! I am good. Just began to worry that it came across was a bit whiney. I didn’t want people to feel like they didn’t ask about me or do anything for me. I worried I sounded a little ungrateful. It would be different if so many of our family and friends didn’t read the blog. I really want to be honest to help others in the process, but it can be hard to balance. I think I will put it back up in a few weeks or so when it will be buried by other posts.
      Thanks for the prays. They always help!
      Sarah

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