Thursday, December 31, 2009

welcoming a new year

A little bit of our life from the past year, some snapshots, some portraits...but all us and lots and lots of love.











As I reflect back on the past year and was going through pictures to make the slideshow...it brought back many great memories, I saw so much joy and laughter. I'd describe the past year for William as the year(his first full year with us) where he became a happy, and much more settled little boy. He truly knows we are his family and has matured so much emotionally.
Grace, the epitome of femininity is possibly the most thoughtful and sweet child I've ever known and for that I'm always grateful.
Our oldest son Nick is ever stable, hard working, happy, healthy and he has a serious girlfriend. He's a great guy and awesome big brother to Grace and Will.
I can say 2009 was a wonderful year for us....we are looking forward to all that 2010 brings. Happy New Year. We hope it is good to you!

13 kind words:

Missy said...

Happy New Year, Gail! I loved the slideshow...so many smiles and a lot of love behind each photo. Hugs!

Kim said...

Gail, your slide show and music gave me chills. So much love in all those photos! Just beautiful!

Dita said...

Gail...I have tears in my eyes as I watch all these beautiful images of this past year.
I have been lucky enough to be following your blog this whole year to see almost every one of them throughout the year and I remember each post with the photo that passed before my eyes right now...especially the one of you holding William at his US adoption and the stunning ones of Grace in Mexico.....your children are beyond precious! I never tire of looking at their amazing faces full of love!

And you, dear Friend....one of the highlights of this year for me was to have met you in person. Our first...of many, many more meetings in person.

You are just such a wonderful woman, Gail and I am so blessed to have you call me friend.

Happy New Year!

Dita

Jboo said...

Happy New Year to you and your family! Loved watching your slide show and seeing how Will and Grace have grown over the past year! Best wishes for a happy and healthy 2010!

Janet

Courtney said...

Happy New Year. I loved looking at the slideshow, it is amazing how much they grow up over a year.

Super Mommy said...

Oh Gail you can feel the love! Happy New Year to you and your family!

kerri said...

This brought tears to my eyes, the music was perfect for such beautiful and precious moments.
Happy New Year Gail, all the best for 2010

Colleen said...

Happy New Year sweet friend...love the slideshow!!! Have a wonderful New Years!!!

Alyson & Ford said...

We have been blessed with a wonderful 2009. So happy to see your family grow, love and laugh! We had our first full year with AA and we just could not imagine life without her and yes, her two grown siblings love to grab and hug her! We are all aging as gracefully as we can! You are an inspiration. Happy New Year Day!

Alyzabeth's Mommy for 15 Months

Kris said...

what a beautiful capture of 2009 in photos. happy new year!

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

Happy New Year my friend.
Love the photos..
It is wonderful looking back at how much the kids have grown..
They are BEAUTIFUL..
Have a wonderful year.. I will be right her enjoying with you..
Love ya..

Sandra said...

Happy New Year!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

I love your year in snapshots!! So many wonderful moments captured so you can look at them for a lifetime!!

xo,

Lisa

 
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