A trip down memory lane.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Dear Kelsey,

I was reminiscing this morning and just happened to run across some photos of us, and I knew it was time for them to make their online debut.

I had about the best childhood imaginable and so much of that is because I got to be by Kelsey's side from the very beginning.

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Our first official picture together.
Me: 15 months old.
Kelsey: Minutes old.

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This one always makes me laugh! No one realized until after they saw this picture that we were wearing the wrong outfits. Oops! :)

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At Disneyworld... having loads of fun, obviously.

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Our famous matching - same shirts, different colors. At Opryland Hotel - a Christmas tradition!

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Outfits made by Mom.

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Our baptism day (holding prayer books). We were baptized on the same day in 1993 and the water heater had broken... freezing but so memorable! Dresses by Grandma.

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Thanksgiving Day in Grandma & Grandpa's garage. She's already about to pass me in height!

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Halloween. So typical.

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Again, typical outfits here.
Kelsey: Raider's hat (they were one of her favorite teams).
Me: huge bow.

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One of several cruises we went on - with our Ukrainian waiter. I love Kelsey's huge smile in this one. :)

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Ok, embarrassing.
I think this was the first day of school in 5th grade for me and 4th grade for Kels. I was really into slicking my hair back and spraying it to make sure there were no bumps. Oh, and apparently wearing socks with sandals. Kels loved Pooh and Nikes.

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After one of Mom and Dad's concerts. Lovely dresses by Grandma.

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Another first day of school pic. These are a bit out of order, but I think this was the first day of 2nd grade for me and 1st grade for Kels? Loving the Looney Toons theme.

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Another very typical Halloween picture, though this year we spent the holiday in an airport (and wore the outfits on the plane...). I was Little Bo Peep. Kelsey was a Cowboys player.

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Spy club! We were sooo into Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen videos and, like them, loved playing detective - using our spy kits to spy on babysitters. :)

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Oh, first day pic again! 6th and 7th grade. Meet my brother, Kels. Juuust kidding. (I can only say this because she's grown into a beautiful woman, as seen in her wedding pics! No one would ever know she might have been called "sir" a few times in her life. Umm.. except everyone now.) :)

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Outside of Alcatraz.

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On the Empire State building during our New England vacation. Such a fun couple of weeks!

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Christmas at Grandma & Grandpa's.

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Last minute Halloween costumes we put together with Jen - our favorite babysitter!

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Such an incredible memory! Singing "Soon and Very Soon" in a talent show on a cruise to Alaska. We made lifelong friends!

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Oh the hair! First day of school our sophomore and junior years?

Time flies, huh? Can't believe we're both married women!

I love you,
Whit

PS - Please don't hate me for this. :)

1 comment:

  1. this makes me smile! you guys were so precious!!! i remember the costumes and going to the mall for bags of candy! fun times!!!

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