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5 and 3 Year Well-checks.

On Friday we had our three year and five year well-checks.  They went great.  The boys were a ball of nerves and energy.  I told both of them that they would be getting shots a couple days before the appointment.  Sam told me that he didn't want to go to the doctor because the doctor hurt.

As for measurements, Finn is the 91% for height and and 86% for weight.  He weighs 49 pounds and is 46 inches tall.  Finn's hearing and eyes were also tested - both excellent. 

Sam is in the 94% for weight and the 76% for height.  He is weighs 38 pounds and is 38 inches tall. 


While waiting for Dr. Steve, we took a few pictures.  Finn is becoming an old pro at "picture taking." When Michael got the camera out Finn immediately put his arms around both me and Sam.


After school we took the boys to Opry Mills to the Lego store to exchange Sam's Legos.  It was awesome!





They even had a place for the boys to build.


On Saturday I met Emily at the Farmer's Market in Davidson County to do a practice run for the Hot Chocolate 15K.  It wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be, but I was still pretty beat.


That evening Sam and I went to drop some documents off at a client's house and then we went to exchange my watch for something a bit less flashy.  Finn went with Michael and Tommy and Deniece to Michael's office to hang pictures. 

On Sunday before bed we tried to explain "Martin Luther King Day" to Finn.  It didn't go all that well.  It started with Michael telling Finn that it happened a long time ago when Gran and Pa were younger and ended with Finn asking if Pa was in the "Israelite Army."  Some how or another he associated the phrase "a long time ago" with "biblical time" and  "fighting for rights" (or something along those lines) with "army" and put two and two together. Bless him. 

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  1. I am laughing outloud!!!!! You can tell they go to a Christian school. Israelite Army!! How funny!

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