Yesterday turned out to be a "work outside" day and we didn't even get back in the garage, which was okay, as our yard definitely needed some work. After swim class, I mowed while Jim went to Home Depot to get some supplies and mom trimmed the bushes on the west side of our house. In the process of mowing, I accidentally ran over a baby bunny, which traumatized me. Thankfully Jim took care of it and I didn't have to be further tormented.
I quit mowing when I was half done to get ready because we were heading over to Jim's cousin Pete's in St. Louis Park to see his new house. When Jim got back from Home Depot, he had gotten me a belated Mother's Day gift at Home Depot...a FIRE PIT! We have been wanting one for at least the last year (probably longer), but we weren't sure about Minneapolis's fire policy and we couldn't find a pit we liked. We figure we will be fine since this one is portable and not massive in size. Jim put it together after we got back from the house warming and we (Jim, mom and I) had our first bonfire last night! Talk about perfect weather for a bonfire. Love it! Now we need to find some cheap wood because I have a feeling we will be using it a lot. Yay for late Mother's Day presents ;)
Nearly half a million babies (1 in 10) are born premature in the US each year which is higher than that of most other developed nations. This is the journeys of our first born son, Finnegan, who was born 14 weeks early and weighed only 1 pound 15 ounces at birth. Of our daugher, Korrigan, who was born a healthy 7 pounds, 7 ounces at 37 weeks. And of our second son, MacKeegan, who was also born at 37 weeks at a whopping 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Our continued adventures reminds us daily how good God is.