If you have visited here before, you can probably see that I have changed the name of the blog again. I started blogging at 4URuthie to tell the story of our journey to adopt our 1st daughter. I changed it to Mountains for Maggie when we were praying for God to move mountains on behalf of our 2nd daughter. Well now it is no longer just Ruthie’s or Maggie’s stories. It is now our family's story, and the stories of those we share life with, as we Conquer Mountains together. Both ConqueringMountains.net and 4URuthie.blogspot will lead here.

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I am a pastor's wife, mother of 4 kids (2 adopted and 3 with special needs), physical therapist, and photography junky. This is where it all comes together for me. Feel free to join along as I process life out loud.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Sunday Snapshot- Happy Birthday Jack

This weekend was the birthday of my favorite  8  9 year old.


Just like last year, he didn't want a party but wanted to get away with the family instead. 


All 5 of us spent the day at Moody Gardens and then Jack and I spent the night.  


We went to dinner and he took a few happy birthday calls from family and friends.  It must be hard being that loved.


After dinner we cruised over to The Strand and had ice cream at La Kings.  


His request was to sit in bed and watch the Weather Channel.  A little Storm Stories and we were in birthday heaven.


We wrapped up the experience with a trip to the Rainforest Pyramid.


I love that kid and I love that when given the choice, he chooses time with his family over presents and parties. 



Sunday Snapshot

3 comments:

Holly S. said...

Jack is really growing up. I'm glad he had such a great birthday weekend!

KarenD said...

So John and I are sitting here going, what, nine? How is he already 9? John remembers when he was born! I remember when he was Seth's age... CRAZY!

Jenna said...

Happy Belated Birthday Jack,
My name is Jenna and i came across your site. That is sweet and special that Jack wanted to spend time with his family on his birthday instead of a party with friends. Just goese to show how much he loves his family. He is deffinatly loved by family and friends. All your kids are precious gifts and special earthly angels. Your boys are handsome with cute smiles. ruthie is beautiful with pretty smile. I was born with a rare lie threatening disease and i love it when people sign my guestbook. www.miraclechamp.webs.com

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