Saturday, October 25, 2008

Sheer delight and super fantastic excitement.........

.......................the arrival of our South Carolina Corbett Family
John Michael Corbett and Victoria Hann Corbett
Nolan Bryce Corbett and Braydon Pierce Corbett


FYI:

For those who do not know, our first born son, John Michael , relocated to Clemson, South Carolina in 1995 to attend Clemson University to work on his graduate studies.He was convinced by my now, daughter-in-law, Victoria Hann, while attending UMass in Amherst, MA that he could save much money by moving in with her family in Anderson, SC and going to Clemson. The decision was made and he left for SC. In our hearts we knew how much he would be missed but we also knew that once they were married and had children we would be very very far far away, actually 19 hours by car. They were married on May 20, 2000 and gave us our first grandson, Nolan Bryce on August 6, 2004 and our second grandson, Braydon Pierce on April 20, 2006. Due to the distance and finances we do not get to see them as often as we would have liked to,

SO what a wonderful time we had with these precious, active lovable boys when they arrived in RI on October 9, 2008 and stayed until October 15, 2008. We were asked to take care of them for 3 days while they went to New Hampshire to be in a wedding for a roommate from UMass, Doug Hanson.

OF COURSE, WITHOUT A DOUBT WE SAID "YES, YES, YES"



OUR HEARTS WERE FILLED WITH EXCITEMENT THAT WE COULD HAVE 3 DAYS OF QUALITY TIME WITH THE BOYS, SPENT TAKING THEM PLACES, PLAYING WITH THEM, LAUGHING AND LOVING THEM, SO PRICELESS.........


Since we accomplished so much in 3 days this post will consist of several additional posts and many photos, including the days when John Michael and Vicky returned from NH.



DAY ONE- Friday OCTOBER 10, 2008


We were heading to Slater Park in Pawtucket, RI (only 15 minutes from where we live in Lincoln, RI)The boys woke up early like 7:30am had breakfast on their new place mats of counting numbers with pictures, so we could have a breakfast with a number lesson. They loved playing and counting. They helped pack their backpacks with toys and raisins and goldfishes, few cars and their sippy drinks filled with water/apple juice(50-50).







Nolan especially loved the park amd playground, but Braydon wanted to just watch the children and his brother while he remained very close to GRANDMA.





There were animals to see in the petting zoo and Halloween decorations, both scary and beautiful, sculptures and pumpkins









Braydon didnot want to have his picture taken, SOMETIMES, this was a time he tried to hide his face.


4 comments:

Vicky said...

Thanks for doing this!! The pictures are adorable. The boys had a great time with Poppy, Grandma, and Uncle Mark. Nolan wanted to drive up there today.

GrandmaKathleen said...

How we wish Nolan could come right over:(
We miss them soooooo much. They are such good boys, so inquisitive and sponges for learning. Honestly as we told you they gave us no trouble. I can still hear them singing to us in the car and feel their many kisses on each of my arms.

Vicky said...

I posted some Halloween pics :)

GrandmaKathleen said...

Thanks for posting those adorable little Indians. They look as peacemakers nor warriors.
You did an outstanding job as usual creating their costumes rather than buying store bought.