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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Pure Joy

You want to know what pure joy is?  Look at some children when the fun of summer has finally arrived.  I'm glad it's Wednesday because I can call it "Wordless Wednesday" ~ because there are so many great pictures from the pure joy of being outside.  Take a minute and smile along with my kids.

A Good Old Fashioned Tire Swing Still Rocks






Can you hear the giggles?  This one Ray lets Andrew crash into him... That child was beside himself with pure joy.


Not to be outdone... Addison takes a ride




We originally put Alexander in the regular wagon.  It was just too big for him, so we improvised....





The recipe for JOY could be complete, but if you add good friends and water ~ Icing on the Cake









 
Just Chillin' on a day that is this close to summertime.

Happy Wednesday everyone!  *Sigh* The week is almost over and a 3 day weekend is upon us!

3 Comments:

At May 25, 2011 at 9:37 PM , Anonymous Liz Willson said...

Love, love, love! Makes my heart happy! :)

 
At May 28, 2011 at 9:42 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kristen, I am Lori, I have met you at Sharon and Chips a few times. I want to just take a moment to tell you what a beautiful, awesome, blessed family you have! It is amazing to read your posts and see that you find such joy in every moment with your children, which is what more parents should be doing. The time with them goes much to fast. Enjoy them each and every day as you do. Thank you for sharing your story with so many to be blessed and encouraged by!
Lori Cooley
P.S. you take AMAZING pictures and if you ever decide to change careers, you would do well in photography!

 
At May 28, 2011 at 11:39 PM , Blogger Kristen said...

Lori - I'm so glad you are following along with our journey. I think enjoying life is a choice you can make... and I work really hard at choosing enjoyment. Thanks also for the encouragement about the photos. You know... just last night Ray said to me, "you should start taking photos." So ... we will see. Maybe? So - thanks for making my day!

 

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