S: Emilee 13th Birthday
1: To Emilee Love, Mom and Dad
2: When I think of Emilee and what she brings to life, I'm thrilled that thirteen years ago she was a gift to me and my wife. Emilee has so many strengths that I will try to convey without getting too much length. When Emilee feels something she feels it deeply her passion and compassion about certain things isn't held feebly. When she makes friends she doesn't take them lightly and will stand up for them strongly and politely. When it comes to doing tasks and work we can always count on the fact that she won't shirk. When she works she does it with all her might she doesn't try to get out of it or resist it with a fight. When she genuinely laughs it is very contagious often happening when one of the family does something outrageous. Sometimes she laughs hard at shows like Duck Dynasty when Si does or says something funny before taking a drink of tea. She likes it so much and watches it when she can She even took a test that said she was a super fan.
3: Earlier in life it seemed she was addicted to shows on Disney Now you find her with her nose in a book reading happily Though she downplays it inside her there is a competitive spark when she chooses her animals she intends to leave her mark on her competitors and even her kin when she goes in the ring she really wants to win. At school she continually does what she should and really wishes all of those her around her would. When I look at Emilee I see a very big and caring heart, a girl with common sense and one who is very smart A girl who will make her mark as she goes through the years in doing whatever she chooses she will do with no fear. A girl who has made God an important part of her life and as much as I dread it in the future will make a good wife. When I praise her it isn't alway loud but I want her to know that she makes me very proud. ~Dad
4: We had Domino's pizza for supper. | YUM! | I hate having my picture taken! Just don't look up & maybe they will go away.
5: November 1, 2012 was on a Thursday. After school, we got Domino's Pizza and Mom made a gross apple cake.
6: I kept thinking "Just get through today" because.....
7: I knew Mom & Dad had a surprise for me!
8: The Original Plan | To: Jensen Simmer & Molly Jones | Emilee's 13th Birthday Party Weekend Friday, November 9 1:00 PM - Pick Molly & Jensen up & leave for Kansas City 3:30 PM - Arrive at Great Wolf Lodge 4:00 - ?? - Play at Waterpark 6:00 - ?? - Supper at Legends ??- ?? - Snacks, games, pedicures, etc Saturday, November 10 ?? - ?? - Wake up, get ready, breakfast 11:00 Am - Check out, go to Legends ?? - ?? - Sack Lunch ?? - ?? - Ice cream ??- ?? - Home
9: But plans change. Jensen had her first middle school basketball game at Brookfield so this is what we did instead. | Emilee's 13th Birthday Party Weekend Friday, November 9 4:00 PM - Pick Molly up & go to CMS game at Brookfield 5:30 - ?? - Watch CMS game (CMS won!) 6:30 - ?? - left Brookfield 8:30 - ?? - Arrived at Great Wolf Lodge ??- ?? - Sack Supper, toured hotel 10:00-12:00 AM - Movie: Wreck It Ralph 12:00 - 4:00 AM - Games, Snacks, pedicures, etc Saturday, November 10 9:00 Am - Awaken, Breakfast, Waterpark 12:00 PM - Change, go to Legends 12:30 - ?? - Lunch at T-Rex ?? - ?? - Shopping ?? - ?? - Ice cream at Coldstone Creamery 5:00 - Head home
11: Do you know what's going on?
12: This Way to FUN
13: Touring Great Wolf Lodge
14: The twinkle of your eyes is brighter than any star, the smiles you leave behind keep our days bright, though our laps you have outgrown, you will never outgrow our hearts. | Settling into our room.
15: Received a candy bouquet and the movie Avengers from Jensen and Molly.
16: Waiting | Waiting for Wreck It Ralph to begin. We all fell asleep during the movie.
17: Relaxing in our room | We stayed up until 3:45AM eating snacks, watching TV, painting our nails and playing games.
18: S P L A S H
20: Lunch at T-Rex
22: We did a little shopping while waiting for a table.
23: More shopping after lunch.
24: Ice cream at Coldstone Creamery
25: Friends are like bras..... Close to your heart and always there for support.