Spectacles For Our Son


Jonathan’s eye glasses came in today. They are a hopefully preventative measure to keep his eyesight from worsening. He currently wears an eye patch every day for two hours to force him to use his weak eye. Crystal and I were surprised at how well he wore them tonight for about an hour and a half. He only complained at little at first and then he seemed perfectly happy to wear them.

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He’s also quite the handsome gentleman wearing them.

Dinner with J.T.

Last night I took J.T. to Chik-fil-A so we could go play on the indoor playground. However, Tuesday night is Kid’s Night at Chik-fil-A, meaning children eat free. If you’ve never been to Chik-fil-A on Kid’s night, just know that it’s like Black Friday for kids.

So we went across the street to Burger King. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I love free stuff, but there was no way J.T. and I were going to be able to play with all those other kids around and it would be hard to even get his attention with the decibel level climbing.


We both had cheese burgers and a lot of fun. It wasn’t anything super special, but it’s a moment I cherish because I feel like it was a good bonding experience. It makes me look forward to the many days and years to come.

Another Year Over and a New One Just Begun

The lyrics to the title of this post mean more to me than ever now. I simply cannot believe we just celebrated another New Years. It truly doesn’t seem like that long ago we were at the same friend’s house ringing in the new year together or that I was putting things together for Jonathan’s first birthday. It was a blessed year for our family, fully of some ups and downs but overall what a wonderful year. Here are my highlights: Continue reading