Wednesday, August 12, 2009

not quite wordless wednesday...


In December, 1999 we began building our first house.

In July, 2000 we finally got to move in.

The day the builders were pouring the driveway, Steve grabbed Michaela out of preschool and ran her over to the house to create a lasting mark at our new home.

She was almost 4 years old.

For the last 9 years those little feet have welcomed all who have visited.

In two days my little girl turns 13!!!!

Those tiny feet have walked many steps as they have grown; many adventures have been had...

and as my first baby enters a new stage of her life {and I reserve a padded room} those feet will take her on many more adventures!

But boy I sure do hope they are done growing because they have gone from a child's size 4.5 to an adult 7 in a year!!!!!
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33 comments:

  1. What a sweet memory! As we all know time goes by way to quick! They are little for such a short time! I wish we could slow it down a bit!

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  2. What a sweet post! I remember growing up my cousins had their hand prints in their sidewalk, I always thought it was so neat to see them there whenever we came.

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  3. That is such a neat idea that must bring you such a wonderful and tender memory each time you see her little feet!

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  4. How precious. That is a wonderful photo. Happy WW :O)

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  5. What a beautiful post and what a very special memory! Doesn't the time just fly? I must catch it and put it in a bottle! : )

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  6. That is an awesome photo. What a great memory you have there.

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  7. oh you are so lucky to have those feet prints!

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  8. What a great idea he had. Love this photo!

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  9. You have a teen!!!!

    Don't they grow up so fast??????

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  10. Wow! What a memory! I can just imagine her coming there with her kids showing them how small her feet were then! Here is my Wordless Wednesday!

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  11. What a great thing to have at your house and how sweet of your husband to do that!

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  12. that's such a special memory!!! It's so amazing how fast they grow!!

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  13. You should make new footprints now. That is really neat :)

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  14. That's so cute! e have my sons 2 year old hand print on the wall next to the front entry from almost 20 years ago when we built ours.

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  15. That was so sweet and what a great pic!

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  16. Great photo and beautiful story!

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  17. I just love that you did that! My how quickly they grow!

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  18. What a great memento to have! I cant believe how much my boys have grown this summer alone!

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  19. What a great way to mark an old and new milestone!

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  20. Tempus fugit (time flies). How great to have that memory etched into the ground.

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  21. Okay that is too sweet... What a wonderful moment preserving her wee feet forever... and how wonderful to have a photo showing how far she has come..

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  22. ohh i m havin a not so wordless wednesday myself :)

    wonderful btw :)

    Utterly Speechful

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  23. Too sweet. I love lasting memories like that. Happy WW!

    http://mud-bug.com/2009/08/wordless-wednesday-so-cute/

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  24. Since you're just entering the teen years, I won't scare you!
    Don't blink, though! And enjoy.

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  25. Wow! That is a BEAUTIFUL picture!

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  26. Great picture, what a great memory.

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  27. Oh how precious. That picture is so beautiful. I love it! They grow up so fast!

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  28. Our kids are growing... and there's nothing we can do.

    Sometimes I can enjoy it, but most of the times I am invaded by nostalgic thoughts... :-)

    Thanks for dropping by.

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  29. Aw, what a fun memory. That's so cool! :D

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