Monday, March 1, 2010

Aunt Karen Comes to Play

My sister called me a few weeks ago and asked if she could come to visit. I, of course, said "duh", and excitement began to spread through our house for her arrival. If you remember, my sister is a newlywed. I have not seen her since the babies birthday in early December. The only bummer is that I am still on restrictions after my surgery and couldn't get out and about with them like I wanted to. However, that didn't mean that we couldn't have a good time playing Wii and watching movies at our house. Kimmie had a new Wii game called "Just Dance" and it was so funny watching everyone else try to dance that I didn't even mind that I had to sit out. I have the best video of Noah imitating Aunt Karen and Linda dancing.I even got to take and show them the new house which is in the middle of remodeling.

Before she came, Karen called and asked me if I would take her to get a tattoo at the place I got mine. She has talked about getting one for several years, but I never thought she would actually be brave enough to get one. I agree to take her for two reasons: The first is that she is a married adult and fully capable of making up her own mind. The second is that by taking her to the place where Jake, his cousins, and I have all got tattoos, I knew she was getting her tattoo done at a safe, clean, inspected place. In fact, the state inspector showed up while we were there for their yearly inspection and they passed with flying colors.

I still expected her to chicken out even when we got there. But, she showed the man what she wanted and sat in the chair bravely. The only betrayal was her face was bright red the whole time. She did good and her tattoo came out very pretty. It healed up great and I am glad she loves it. Here is a link to a video of the dancing, check out Noah-addorable!

Here are pictures of her visit.