• Elijah Ricks


It was a much-needed long weekend, with my whole family in town. I was very happy to have my siblings here, and Avey giggled so much around the boys that we had a very difficult time bringing her down from the high to take naps (she actually didn’t nap at all a couple of the days – not for lack of trying).

We all stuffed ourselves silly too. I wish I were talking only about Thanksgiving day, but that statement pretty much sums up the whole weekend [nervous laugh]. Changing the subject, here’s a video of Avey:

We’ve got a lot to be thankful for this year; we’re both employed, we’re all healthy, we have relatively small debt, we’ve always had enough to eat, and we’ve got wonderful friends and family all around!



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