My blog is normally about the after effects of suffering a massive heart attack at 42. Because she has driven so much traffic here and was so gracious in linking me, the following is a slightly modified version of my letter:)
Our Family By The Numbers
3,243 miles between our home and Bataan, Costa Rica where Brendan moved after joining the Peace Corps.
2,080 hours Tyler spent in the County Jail (where he works :)).
1,048 miles flown by the youngest girls first flight without parents.
1,000 times a week Minnie barks at absolutely nothing.
702 times that our granddaughter has made us laugh.
615 miles driven weekly by Jim as he travels the beautiful sunflower state for work
144 safety presentations Jim has presented during his travels.
133 miles between our home and college where Ashlyn is a freshman
86 times that Rachel has reminded us she will be old enough for her driving permit when she turns 14.
78 times that girls have fought over wearing each other’s clothes.
38 dance lessons (plus 2 recitals) attended by Emma.
35 friends and family that helped Jodi celebrate her first heart anniversary on October 13, 2012.
19 young kindergarten minds being molded by Amber.
10 dolphins Emma spotted during dolphin camp
5 stents total in Jodi’s LAD after going to the Cath Lab again in June.
3 different jobs that Jodi has now had with her company.
1 family that wishes each and every one of you a very happy holiday season filled with love and joy!!!
May each of you have a joyous holiday season! Merry Christmas!