Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Ward Christmas 2008

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Only the Ward family will understand this crazy song written by Katie and LeighAnna!

Pictures to come! My family gave me a new camera for Christmas and I'm having trouble transfering to the computer. I'll figure it out soon, hopefully! We had a blast!

12 Days of Ward Family Christmas – 2008

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me….

Amazing grandparents named John & Jean

Second….too many themed dinners
Third…three part harmony
Four…four sons-in-law
Five…5101 Cheviot
Six…6 years since Hawaii
Seven…7 more weddings
Eight…8 days of leftovers
Nine…9 things we did wrong in Charleston
Ten…10 thousand family pictures
Eleven…11 games no one wants to play
Twelve…12 Bama wins this season

Just for the record… these words were written by Leigh Anna and Katie as we all sat at Rosie’s for dinner on Monday evening, December 22, 2008. When they sang it for us, we weren’t sure of exactly what they were saying because of all the laughing. Here it is for all of us to remember…. especially the part about the amazing grandparents.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

So proud of Seth

Seth was inducted into the National Honor Society! We are so blessed!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Aunt Frances and Uncle Kermit


Aunt Frances (Mama Ward's sister) and Uncle Kermit have made a move to Skyland Oaks. They both are really enjoying it. Thank you, Lord, for providing such a nice place.

Monday, December 15, 2008

It happens to us all! Evidentually!


My sweet husband took me to New York City for my birthday!

The Rockettes Christmas show was my highlight!


Ground Zero - Here are our heros!

Central Park
Our friends, Don and Deb, were our tour guides. We had a ball!
My favorite Christmas storefront - Anthropologie
We were able to see the Broadway show - "Wicked" - (Wizard of OZ)
Thank you, Scott, for a fun trip! You are precious to me!
"I'm the happiest girl in the whole USA" (Inside joke)
The picture below - a family in our church had this waiting in our yard when we arrived home!



John David and Hudson gave me these beautiful flowers. Emily said John David wanted Gigi to have orange roses!

Frank, Ali, Nathan and John - Roll Tide!


Sunday, November 30, 2008

Roll Tide Rollllll!






"Tailgating" after the WIN!




Friday, November 28, 2008

Thanksgiving Fun

We enjoyed being with the Van Dyke family on Thanksgiving Day. They were skeet shooting.







Mama Ward's Greeting

She wanted to say..."Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas and Roll Tide!" We're headed to T Town in a few hours!

Gossett Thanksgiving











Saturday, November 22, 2008

Seth's Basketball

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We are so proud of our #3. Mama and Papa enjoy watching from the stands, although last night we went too high up. We forgot we had to get down the bleachers - thanks for your help, John Michael!

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Some of Silverthorne

John did the tile around the tub!
Silverthorne foreman!




Thursday, November 20, 2008

Operation Christmas Child

John David and Papa filling our boxes



These are some of John David's pictures he made himself! Gigi is so proud.


Precious boys - that's all I can say!

Cold Roll Tide!

This was Bama Vs. Mississippi State on Saturday, November 15 and it was cold, but we had fun!
Mama Ward's Sister - Aunt Franny and Uncle Kermit. They live in Tuscaloosa.




Mama and Papa's Lemon Tree

Papa picked them and Mama Ward made lemon pie!

Hudson can "do" the stairs!


Hudson's Birthday





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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

OK, Here it is - Hudson Walking!

videoAs you can hear me on this video, tomorrow, November 13 Hudson will be one year old! And yes, if you haven't checked David and Emily's blog, the Lord will bless us with another little Gossett in May! Pray for Emily and the little one, the last few days have been tough. Emily has been sick but today she is feeling some better. "There shall be showers of blessings" - we are so blessed with David's sweet family. videoSorry it is so dark - I wanted you to see his big smile as he was walking back to me!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

USC Visit


Mama Ward is so proud!
Mama Ward sent Warheads!


We visited Marge, a sweet friend of Kyle's, that he met this summer at camp. This is John, Mel, Lindsay (Mel's sister) , Leigh Anna, Kyle and Marge.


USC Theatre

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The opera was "The Tales of Hoffman" and Melanie was Olympia, a doll.

After the Opera - this is all her friends and family that came.


The gang watching the Bama/LSU Football game.



videoThis is hilarious. This was the last play of the Bama/LSU game.