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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Keeping Up With Anabelle

It was a wonderful visit this past week up in New Jersey with our granddaughter, Anabelle.  Hard to believe she’s 16 months old already and she has the energy of a couple of nuclear power plants.

We visited my brother Gordy’s house for a cookout.  Anabelle was enthralled by all his flowers.

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She even got a chance to work on her bucket list.

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Cake?  Red Velvet cake?  How can a young lady pass that up?

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She even took Gordy’s dog, Diesel, for a test ride.

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She gets lots of riding practice by using her rocking horse.  JB would be impressed.  ;c)

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We went out for a birthday dinner for Anabelle’s mommy Amanda.  She certainly loves whipped cream!

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With all that fun we’ve had with her this past week, sometimes she even wears herself out! 

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I have to thank my buddy Rick for posting such a great picture of me on  his blog the other day.  I heard it made a few people run for the Rolaids.  If you haven’t seen it, good for you.  Just wait Rick, one day you’ll be looking like that after a week of baby duty with little Mason!

When I’m not on baby duty, I do look slightly more civilized.  :c)

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      THE END(S)

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14 comments:

  1. Great post! Anabelle is absolutely darling! And you are so bad yourself. Love the picture of her on the rocking horse in approporiate hat!

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  2. Annabelle is such a cutie. She's just one bundle of joy after another. You have many years and lots more pictures ahead of you. I'm sure you'll take advantage of all of it.

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  3. How did she get to be 16 months old already??? Wow. She is adorable and I know you enjoyed your time with her.

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  4. Love that Annabelle. But I can't believe she's already 16 months. I love that you share her with us. And yes, you do clean up pretty good there Mr. Paul.

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  5. Awww...isn't Anabelle cute? I love her bucket list and that little outfit she was wearing was adorable.

    Glad you got to spend some time with her. She's growing up fast, isn't she?

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  6. Annabelle is a beautiful, charming little Granddaughter. She is very lucky to have such great Grandparents to dote on her as well.

    I like the way Annabelle eats whipped cream.

    I actually thought the photo of you I posted on my blog was pretty complementary as it was one of the best I've seen anyway.

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  7. You are so fortunate to be able to spend time with all the grandkids...they will be grown before you know it!! So cherish ever moment:o))

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  8. What a cutie pie! Love the picture of her and Diesel. Great "end" picture!

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  9. Thanks for sharing Annabelle! Grands are such a blessing.

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  10. Annabelle is a cutie! I always said that kids don't sleep; they just recharge! ;-)

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  11. I'm happy for you that your times with the grandkids have gone as planned. I haven't been as lucky. :(

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  12. Annabelle is definitely going to be a heart breaker later in life:) I can only say that her energy level is only going to intensify, making you feel even older:)

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  13. Such a cutie ... Annabelle that is ;-) I see you found a way to get on the "the end" bandwagon.

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  14. I will be interested to see how Grandpa gets the pony in and out of the Journey in a few years.

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