Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Happy 7th Birthday Elston!!!!

Oct. 8, 2008
Happy Birthday to our sweet Elston!!!!
Last year we were lucky enough to be in Belgium for Elston's birthday! I am so excited to see him in December. I can't believe he is 7 years old!!!! I mean I REALLY can't believe he is 7, I remember the day he was born, the United States was still reeling from the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and he was such a wonderful bright spot in the DC area! He was such a beautiful baby, so precious!!!
I am going to tell you all the wonderful things about Elston and I know that after I am through, I will think of another thousand things that are so special about him!
#1. He is a wonderful grandson----he was my 2nd grandchild and he is setting a good example for his little brothers, his little sister and his cousins.
#2. He loves Primary.
#3. He says sweet prayers.
#4. He gave a good talk in Primary.
#5. He can speak French.
#6. He can interpret for his mom and I when we go to the grocery store and someone talks to him in french.
#7. He loves to learn.
#8. He is a wonderful traveler.
#9. He is an absolutely awesome athlete.
#10. He is the best basketball player--ever, ever, ever, (he can draw a crowd!} he did too.
#11. He is an awesome baseball player!
#12. He is an awesome soccer player!
#13. He is a fast runner!
#14. He can name off the players on the Seattle Mariners team.
#15. He is a good artist.
#16.He puts his toys away.
#17. He is a healthy eater.
#18. He is a good tennis player.
#19. He is a good friend.
#20. He is helpful.
#21. He is a good sport.
#22. He plays a good game of golf.
#23. He loves his family.
#24. He shares his toys.
#25. He is funny---soooo funny!
#26. He is handsome.
#27. He has awesome red hair!
#28. He is a great swimmer!
#29. He always wears cute clothes!
#30. He helps me cook when he is in Texas.
#31. He helps me pick up toys.
#32. He helps his mom pick up toys.
#33. He likes to watch sports.
There are so many wonderful things about this wonderful sweet little boy! I love him so much and I'm so excited to see him when he comes to the US in December.


Mikala said...

I will read this to Elston as soon as he gets home from school. I can picture him smiling!

Mother Goose said...

i loved this! love his name too