There's no one who could possibly delight in Calvin and Teddy as much as Ken and I do. But their grandparents are a close second. Grandpa John and Grandma Patti visited us this week. For five days, we were able to share with them the joy of hearing Calvin sing and say funny things, watching Teddy try to take steps on his own, seeing the boys play together and wrestle, and discovering Teddy's first tooth. Teddy Dean was nearly inseparable from Grandpa. He cried whenever Grandpa put him down or handed him over or left the room. Grandpa and Grandma did all the special things that grandparents do, like new toys and treats and Chuck E. Cheese. Grandparents sure make life extra fun for little boys.
On Thursday, we drove to the outskirts of Lexington, Kentucky, to see the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill. It was a beautiful day, sunny and full of fall color. The village was serene, well preserved, and quite a learning experience.
Thanks for coming, Grandpa and Grandma!