Thursday, December 03, 2009

He is

-An engineer.  He builds amazing contraptions with his hands.

-Interested in girls

-Wanting a little more freedom with his bed time

-Building a Go-Cart with his dad down in the garage in his spare time

-Drinking milk like no one's business

-Opening the car door for his mother

-Disliking homework

-Helping us solve problems and adds valuable insight at our Sunday morning Family Councils

-Taking the garbage and recycling down so I don't have to

-Becoming extremely proficient at the ukulele

-Getting embarrassed by his parents ("Dad stop singing!!  We're in Walmart!")

-Quite the comedian, always has been.  But right now, learning from the best; Calvin and Hobbes

-Experiencing growing pains (times 100) right now in his ankles, knees and hips  (we took him in to the doctor where they did X-rays and told us his growth plates are inflamed.  I swear every morning when he wakes up, he looks taller)

-Really good at making his sister laugh

-Still holding my hand and giving hugs and occasional kisses  :)

-He is ...

becoming a young man.



Nicole Williams said...

What a cutie! He is really growing up.

Shawn and Megan Atwood said...

Nat I am amazed at that young man every time I see him. He changes so much so fast. And he is such a good kid at that!

LGH said...

Awesome post, Natalie. What a great description and look at this fine young man. You have captured the age perfectly.

Katie M. said...

We love you Porter! You are awesome. I need to have that young man use his sweet skills to watch my kids next week if he is available.

The Lane Family said...

This was an amazing post. You do such a nice job of writing a beautiful blog that has so much meaning and depth.

'T' said...

slow down Mr. Time!