I prefer winter and Fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape — the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show. ~Andrew Wyeth

Monday, May 4, 2009

Where did the years go?

This picture was taken at Noni's house in Pleasant Hill. You were probably about 3 yrs. old.
It was a nice day that had turned cold and so Noni put her own sweater and hat on you .
This is one of my favorite photos.

Kindergarden at Marsh Elementary. Look at that halo of blond, curly hair.(upper right corner)

I think you're about 10 here. Your big brother is behind you.

You were a joyful child and you loved being a kid. Where did the years go? Now you are a man with children of your own. You are a good and compassionate father. We are so proud of you. Be happy Jess.

We love you and wish you
a very Happy Birthday.
Love, Mom & Dad.

This is a poem I wrote a very long time ago..., you were a baby.
It's an acrostic of your name.

Join us
Especially loved.

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  1. Happy Birthday Jesse... my cory was almost Jesse... but then he was given his dads last name and that changed everything.

  2. Connie another wonderful post. Happy birthday Jesse. Have a blessed day. Madeline


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