Saturday, April 23, 2016

Evan is 9!

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Since you are now a very independent 9 year old and an aspiring blogger, I am going to let you tell us a little about yourself.

Evan's 9th Birthday Interview:

1.  Who is your favorite person in the whole world?

My brothers Brody  and Mattox

2.  What is your favorite color?

Green

3.  What's your favorite television show?

The Walking Dead

4.  What's your favorite outfit?

Panther colored polo

5.  What sport do you like best?

Soccer

6.  What song do you love?

Am I Wrong - Nico & Vinz

7.  What's your favorite cereal?

Mom's Best Crispy Cocoa Rice (so much better than the name brand cereals without the preservatives, artificial colors, high fructose corn syrup and other yucky stuff)

8.  Who is your best friend?

Nael

9.  What do you want to be when you grow up?

Mechanical or Nuclear engineer.  I want to work at a nuclear power plant or for the U.S. Navy.

10.  What is your favorite book?

Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone

11.  What are you really good at?

math

12.  Where do you wish you could go on vacation?

Egypt

13.  What is your best memory?

going to Universal Studios

14.  What would you buy if you had $1000?

I would buy a spaceship so I could go to Mars.

15.  What vegetable do you hate the most?

lettuce (which I have never tried)

16.  What food do you like best?

Hot chicken wings

17.  What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

cookies and cream

18.  What do you love most about yourself?

I am funny and smart and can make people laugh.

19.  What do you like to do with your best friends?

play soccer, baseball, or basketball

20.  What do you hope you'll get to do before your next birthday?

To see Mattox learn to walk and talk.

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You picked out a How to Train Your Dragon balloon for your birthday. 

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And some yummy cupcakes.

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I can't believe my baby is 9 years old!  *sniff*

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Grandma, Great-Grandpa, and Aunt Naomi got you the Smash Bros. video game for your Wii U. 

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At Universal Studios, you got to pick out special desserts from our resort for your birthday.  You wanted to surprise Brody with them because you are so thoughtful and wanted to share.

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Brody thought it was his birthday. 

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Celebrating our big birthday boy. 

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You were very excited that the chocolate cake had four raspberries for each of us (minus Mattox). 

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You went back to school on the Monday after your birthday so I took some Krispy Kreme doughnuts for your class.  It was also another boy's birthday and he brought cupcakes so your class got double treats.  They were all very happy and loved the doughnuts. 

Dear Evan,

I can't believe you are almost a decade old.  Sometimes, I can't believe we have been parents for 9 whole years and other times I can't believe it has only been 9 years.  We have packed so much adventure into the 9 short years of your life, and I hope you always cherish your memories of the special times of your childhood.   You have fulfilled our deepest wishes for what fun and joy parenting can be.  You have grown from a funny, smiling, and happy toddler to an independent and intelligent student and athlete.  You love school and any sport known to man.  You love playing soccer, basketball, and baseball and want to try football next in the Fall.  Mommy is going to be a nervous wreck!  You are still a great student in school and always very well behaved and get lots of good behavior awards.  You love saving up your "Hawk bucks" at school to buy special prizes or privileges.  This year, you have most improved in your reading and writing abilities, and you always get high marks in those areas and are still a great math student.  Your busy schedule keeps you from reading as much as you would like, but you still love it.  We are just so proud of you and can't wait to see what your future holds academically, athletically, socially, and spiritually.  We want you to continue to grow in all areas of your life but always keep your kind-hearted and caring personality.  I hope you enjoyed your birthday and Spring Break and that you added even more wonderful memories to your childhood!  

Love,

Mommy

4 comments:

  1. I can't believe this boy is nine! Spencer will be following right behind him soon. Where did our first born babies go Sherry? Nine is just so big.

    It sounds like Evan had a great birthday with tons of celebrating. I like some of the questions you asked him and I might expand Spencer's birthday interview this year. I can't believe Evan likes chicken wings!

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    1. Ugh, I have no idea! I mean, next year they will be a decade old! A decade! Just crazy! Oh Evan has loved spicy chicken wings for a long time. His favorites are Hooter's of course. ;-)

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  2. Happy birthday Evan! You are one special guy!

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  3. How is he NINE already?!?!? It's so fun to read his interview because, even though Sam is two year younger, he and Evan are a lot alike. Except Sam loves lettuce! Ha!

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