On the 16th my little nephew, Samuel, came to visit his most favorite Auntie in the world!!! Yes the kid has other Aunties but honestly people I'm his favorite and you need to just let this Auntie dream her little dream! Sheesh!
He spent all day with me, his cousins, Uncle Frank and his parents came along for the ride too. (Isn't it funny how it's always the kid AND their parents...it's like the after thought...and parents too...hehehe I like the parents too!!) I think he had fun playing with his cousins and especially when Uncle Frank showed him this really cool toy. He laughed so hard every time Uncle Frank showed him how the toy worked. I have a feeling he will be getting that toy for either his birthday or Christmas this year. He has such a wonderful laugh!
He did warm up to me and sat in my lap and we shared an apple or two together, and lots of snacks. I talked to him several times about how when he's old enough and his parents say it's OK he can come stay with Auntie for a long time and even go camping with us. I told him he would have so much fun with us and he will look forward to the next time he'll get to come to Auntie's house.
He pretty much just looked at me the whole time with a slightly blank look on his face, wondering just what the heck this lady is babbling on about, but I said it and maybe he at least retained the tone of his Auntie wants him and loves him. I hope he knows how much I love him. Told him several times Auntie loves him to the moon and back!
There was a moment when he was wandering around my kitchen and pacing and I looked at him and said Samuel, if you haven't figured out yet all you have to do is ask your Auntie for whatever you want and I will give it to you! Ask me for the moon child and it's yours! He asked and I gave him some kind of snack, but we'll work on that! I'm sure he'll get me pegged sooner or later! He's a smart kid!
I was able to get a few shots of Samuel playing, he didn't sit still too long, there were WAY too many toys, and new ones at that, to play with!
Here is Eli at the park, he loves the park!
I had a good visit with my nephew, as always I wish it was longer and he was older so he could stay with me. But that will come in time I hope...someday he'll figure out just how fun this old bag of bones really is!
I miss them all and wish they didn't live so far away but such is life and it will be OK, next year we'll have to try and go visit again or maybe this summer or something.
Samuel, Auntie loves you to the moon and back buddy!