Sunday, April 14, 2013

Some Things That Made Me Smile



Last week was a good week and a busy week, but not a very exciting week. Even though there were no big events there were things that made me smile and a week with some smiles is a good week.

When you are 2 1/2 years old and you miss or resist your nap for a few days it is bound to catch up with you. . This picture made me smile.

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This happened about 10 miles up the road from us, but apparently it was on the news around the country. The story was not so funny but an article about it in our local paper said that the girl's parents were trying to help her look at it as a positive experience and that made me smile. 

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I was playing a pretend game with 5 yr old EJ and 2 1/2 yr old Beck this week. Some of their stuffed animals  and I had been hurt somehow and EJ and Beck were the ambulance drivers taking us to the hospital. On the way to the hospital we had to stop at Starbucks for a few lattes and some tea. I  wasn't sure whether to be disturbed or pleased that even in an "emergency" EJ and Beck kept my priorities in mind, but it made me smile.

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Our friend, 8 yr old Addison, who was diagnosed with Leukemia three years ago this month is two months away from completing a very rough three years of treatment. The words below were the fortune in a fortune cookie he got at the end of a Chinese meal recently. Seeing Addison's brave smile always makes me smile.

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Has there been something that made you smile lately?



18 comments:

  1. Definitely that last bit made me smile!

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  2. Your sleeping baby really made me smile because it reminded me of my son who could sleep anywhere in any position. Thank you for all the Sunday smiles.

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  3. Your sleeping baby is adorable. sandie

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  4. Many of your week's news items made me smile. I'm so glad that your grandsons know you so well and that you'll be fully hydrated if you ever have an emergency. I hope that Addison's "fortune" comes true! I'm going to E-mail you something that made me smile - it's a family video.

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  5. I know what you mean with the missed naps....it is amazing what kids come up with...aren't we lucky...to be around them...

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  6. I love that last bit of info. So happy for Addison. HOpe that fortune will come true.
    Love the sleeping Beck pic too.

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  7. Your blog makes me smile, Jeanie! Thanks for the chuckles.

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  8. Smiles are the reasons I come to your blog:) Glad Addison is smiling. Love the sleeping boy on the chair. My children have fallen asleep in some weird places. And oh how many times have I felt like choking someone for singing an irritating song over and over.

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  9. Your post is definitely smile inducing. I love that fortune.

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  10. How cute is that wee boy asleep on the chair!
    Wonderful to hear Addison is on the mend after 3 long years... poor kid.
    Fabric makes me smile.. and my grandbabies.

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  11. I think you have had a very big week with a lot of smiles. And the sweet one asleep on the piano bench? Oh, that one deserves an enlargement and a frame!

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  15. I would definitely want a French Vanilla coffee on the way to the emergency department! I love the photo and the story of the girl. Sometimes I want to choke my hubby so I can empathize.
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  16. Oh Addison :-)

    If only I could nap like that anywhere.

    The trip to Starbucks is a hoot.

    And the lady arrested-- I'm not sure what's crazier... her of the newspaper for printing the "article" complete with the song name. Ha!

    Looks like life is good for you Jeanie! xo jj

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  17. Like the news clip. Some people should be banned from singing ie, me

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