Saturday, July 18, 2009

Father-Son Time

It's quite an awesome feeling to be a Dad these days. It's like the older Noah gets, the time we spend together is that much more special. Every other weekend, Noah and I get a chance to hang out with each other while Mom is away at work. Today, we visited my work as it was hosting a company picnic. When we got there, there were a number of fun activities such as face painting, hat/mask decorating, inflatable slides, etc. We headed directly towards the petting zoo that was setup. There, we saw a baby calf, some ducks, a lhama, a pig, a couple bunnies, a donkey or two, some goats, a draft horse, a miniature horse, and some sheep.

Noah enjoyed watching the other people as they pet the animals, rather than pet the animals himself. I think he turns on the charm when he's around the ladies.

I really enjoy spending my time with him. Lately, he's been feeling a little under the weather. Last night, he was so tired and feeling so miserable that he feel asleep on my chest; similar to what he did when he was an infant. It's an amazing feeling that I have difficulty describing--knowing that he feels safe and cozy while sleeping on me. We spent the rest of the afternoon taking it easy, enjoying the cool fall-like weather on a rather overcast summer day.

I truly feel blessed to be his father. I wouldn't trade it for the world.


  1. Aw, that looks like a fun day! We just spent our first day at a petting zoo today, and I'm just kicking myself that the batteries in my camera died before I got to take any photos of the ducks and ponies.

  2. Noah is truly blessed too for having you for his father! Thanks for your heart felt sharing of your special family time! You are ALL soooo blessed!