Friday, August 15, 2008

It's been awhile....

Just wanted to catch you all up on our family. This summer has been really busy with vacations, family coming to visit, house repairs, soccer tryouts, camp, and practice, and now school starting. Everyone is doing well and getting back into the school year routine.

In June my parents, Ted, the kids and I went to Virginia for a family vacation for a week. My parents came back here and spent an extra week with us. We had a great time with them and feel blessed that we were able to spend some quality time together. It was over too soon though.

The week after they left Tori and Kevin went on a mission trip to Camp Barnabas. It is a camp for special needs children. They both loved it and are looking forward to going back next year.

During that weekTed had to go on a business trip to Ohio so Zach and I tagged along. It was a great trip for the 3 of us. Zach and I were able to relax and swim every day while Ted worked.

My sister and her family came to visit in July for a week. I haven't seen my nephew since he was 2 months old so being able to have him here for a week was awsome! He is such a cute, adorable, and loving litte boy. My neice is just as precious. She is a very energetic 5 year old! But she is sooo cute you can't help laughing at her antics. It was great to be able to spend time with my sister and show her around our town. I miss out on so much living so far away and I treasure every moment we were able to spend together. We were able to have our pictures taken by a good friend of ours. It was fun trying to get all the cousins to pose for pictures... Thanks to Kevin who took these of his cousins. Aren't they so cute????

Now soccer season is upon us... both Tori and Kevin are playing this year so it makes for more time in the car. As soon as I have pictures of their first games I will post them. It will be an interesting year with them both playing and having to be at two different fields at the same time. I guess Ted and I will have to take turns at whose game we go to.Ted at Tori's and me at Kevin's then switching... makes for a fun soccer season! (note the hint of sarcasim there)

This year is Tori's senior year. We are both sad and happy. Sad that she will soon be leaving us but happy that she has chosen a career path and will be starting a new chapter in her life. She plans on going to either Lipscomb or Harding for college. Her plans are to become a Doctor for children with special needs. We are so proud of her and all her accomplishments so far and can't wait to see what God has in store for her this year and the years to come. Just pray that I will be able to get through this year without crying every day. ;)
By the way this beautiful picture of Tori and Alex (her boyfriend) was taken by my good friend Sara Darling.

Thats all for now but stay tuned for more in the lives of the Deecke's...

1 comment:

E.T.'s Mom said...

Oh stink! I guessed Tori wanted to be the architect in the Trivia!