I was just beginning to do a little catch-up post when I heard about the devastating tornadoes that hit Moore, OK today, a town where we lived when my two oldest kids were in early elementary school. One local official has described it as the worst damage from a tornado ever to occur in this country. Whether that is true or not the damage is incredible. My heart goes out to everyone there with a special prayer for the parents who are waiting with hopes of being reunited with their children at an elementary school that was destroyed.
I've said before that I sometimes try to avoid posting too much of the same 'ol family stuff, though in reality that is mostly what my blog is about. Today, thinking of what the people in Moore, OK are going through, I am doing this little family catch-up with an extra measure of gratitude in my heart.
Our Mother's Day finished with a picnic to celebrate Mother's Day and several May birthdays. There was cake, baseball and the annual picture of me with my grandkids on the slide.
Beck wasn't too excited about the picture taking.
Later in the week I got to watch Hope perform in a school orchestra concert and at her school talent show.
EJ had her last soccer game of the season on Saturday.
On Sunday we went out for a birthday dinner for Hope and my daughter, Joanna, who both have birthdays this week.
Big news! Dodger (center) has a new girlfriend.....the black dog on the right of the picture. He was doing his best to look cool to impress her at doggy day care.
Another busy week coming up with 4 grandkid graduations.....2 from preschool and 2 from elementary
Great news.....I just heard that all the kids at two elementary schools hit by the tornado in Moore, OK have been accounted for. As I recall the recent activities that my family has enjoyed, my thoughts and prayers go out to the families in Oklahoma who are suffering from the tornado damage there.
***I just heard an update that they are still looking for children at one of the destroyed elementary schools and that there are also some children that may not have survived.***