Friday, May 9, 2014

12 things as he turns 12

andrew turns 12 tomorrow, here are some cool facts about our boy

1. he goes by many names - goozy, monkey boy, grillito, mr. bun buns, aj and andoo.

2. recently he has been researching jokes - funny jokes and is working on a routine.  he even wrote a script for him and i to do in front of the family.  stand-up comedy may be his calling.

3. he loves his sister and admires his brother. with all his heart.

4. he also loves his hair and is always in need of a haircut.  getting that done when he gets back. it may be the deciding factor for high school.  short hair may not work for him.

5. he gets up easily in the mornings on school days and early on the weekend.  he likes his quiet time before everyone else gets up.

6. 3 obsessions: legos, video games, and star wars.

7. he will follow in his father's footsteps and start a role playing game with his friends. can you say nerd?

8. he is so smart, and takes such care with his school work, when he's not totally absent minded about it.  his favorite subject is social studies and has been fascinated with war and ancient civilizations.  can you say nerd?

9. he has the best one liners.  "like steak on a grill." "i don't know about you but i have a life to live." "sometimes the smallest mistake can be your biggest problem."

10. he is moving into adolescence.  some changes are obvious and some are not. but we will have another teenager in our house soon.

11. he plays baseball from his heart.  he's not the best hitter or outfielder.  but he never misses a practice, he listens to his coaches and he tries hard.  what more could you ask for?

12. he is a sweetheart, a comedian, a deep thinker, a true friend, a compassionate boy, a
believer, and an amazing son.

i love you goozy and can't wait to celebrate with you!


Mackenzie said...

Happy birthday, Andrew!

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday Andrew from Manuela and family ♡