Tuesday, June 30, 2009
I love to do birthday tributes on my blog! Travis is 25 today and I can't very well do the 25 things I love about Ashlyn and not do one for Trav.So if you would indulge me one more time as June shares a little about this fabulous kid of ours.
Here's the "25" things that I adore about him.They are not all be good, but in true Mom style I love the 'not so good' just as much.Its what makes us real and even more endearing.
1-He loves the Lord with his whole heart
2-And loves my daughter in law the the same way
3-When he gets frustrated he makes this little scowl and I swear he looks like he's 9 again.It just happened this last weekend and Ash and I both just cracked up
4-He laughs with his whole body.His head tilts back and it's really a whole body giggle
5-His nickname was "Thor" because he is so stinkin strong!
6-His shoulders literally fill the booth at a restaurant and so none of us want to sit by him.You end up squished with your bum half off by the time dinner is over
7-He loves his Mom and Pops!
8-He gets cranky when hungry but is easily soothed once the food arrives
9-He LOVES a bargain! He will call and say "Mom I was so Greek" and tell me the great deal he got with so much enthusiasm
10-He is a great "puppy daddy" Bentley loves him! He has surprised me with his patience and how proud he is when Bentley listens
11-He has a very grateful heart!
12-He LOVES Chad! I will never worry about their friendship because they love each other too much to ever be mad for more than a minute
13-He expresses his heart so tenderly on greeting cards and I have never been able to throw a single one away
14-He is a little boy when it comes to play! He loves to wrestle,surf, skateboard,run,and climb
15-He is extremely savvy about budgets and saving
16-He truly appreciates all the little things Ashlyn does for him.Clean towels,sheets and home cooked meals
17-He also loves that she buys her taco shells
18-He is faithful! To the Lord and to doing what is right. He doesn't waver even when it isn't the easiest path to take
19-He has his Momma's Greek calves
20-He loves his sister in laws and is very protective of them
21-He is turning into quite the handyman around the house. Fixing pipes and building fences
22-He wont go to sleep if he thinks someone is upset with him. He likes to smooth things over and he never carries a grudge
23-He is adorable in a baseball hat. But his mother in law saw his cutest outfit yet, Ashlyn's fuzzy robe over his trunks to go surf one morning!
24-He planned for two weeks how to propose and wanted there to never be a story like theirs
25-He is just plain fun to be around and his joy for life is contagious!
The pride we have in who he has become over flows our hearts.
Travis you stole my heart from the second they laid you in my arms
Happy Birthday ~