Friday, July 02, 2010


I just caught this scene and had to capture it on camera. I was in the kitchen making sandwiches for our trip to Chicago tomorrow and happened to look outside the window to see what Davids was doing. He had taken the boys Toy Story toys out and was having a ball! Hmmm.... maybe we need to take him to Toy Story 3???? The kids and I went before he arrived. That's a thought...

Please forgive the horribly dirty outdoor shed!!!

I just love these pictures because they really capture how neat it's been to watch him with the toys and things we have around our home. You know, those toys that your kids JUST HAVE to have and then promptly forget all about. The ones that lay idle for weeks, maybe months, without being touched or looked at. But the same ones that, heaven forbid, another child comes to visit and wants to play with! Or the ones that you see aren't being used, haven't been used forEVER and you pack up to take to consignment to make a few dollars to add to your adoption fund??? Yeah, those that your six year old then sees in the box and puts on the most dramatic crying scene since the Academy Awards began because he just can't bear to part with. Oh, wait, I'm getting away from my point! :)

Really though, Davids will find toys and find the ones that go with them which are scattered around the boys' room and will play. He will go up to their room a few times during the day for quite a while and play. And what you see in those photos is how he plays, as a child does. Very innocent. Very cute! He is the personification of a boy who is taking full advantage of those things he has not been able to do as he's grown. I love it!


hitchhiker said...

Your six year old reminds me of a boy who pit his favorite toys in a bag to go in an attic but got put out for the trash by mistake. Oh wait, was that in Toy Story 3? Maybe you should see it again.

Lisa said...

LOL, maybe... the cost adds up... we'll see...

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