Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Cousins

When I ask my son George, who is best friend is, he always answers without fail, cousin Thomas. Thomas and George born just two months apart never fail to entertain each other, make each other and they never fail to have fun. I found this poem searching the web, I am not sure who the author is, but it rings true in every word about these two little boy, cousins and hopefully friends forever.

Why God Made Little Boys   

God made the world out of his dreams
of mountains, oceans and streams,
prairies and plains, and wooded land.
Then he paused and thought, 
"I need someone to stand on top of the mountains,
to conquer the seas, explore the plains, and climb the trees."
And So...
He created boys, full of spirit and fun,
to explore and conquer and romp and run.
With dirty faces and banged up chins, 
with courteous hearts and boyish grins.
When he had completed the task, he had begun,
He surely said,
"That's a job well, done."

October 2005

October 2006

August 2007

October 2008


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  1. awww, so nice to have best friends isn't it? They are so sweet!

  2. sweet! and i love how they are growin up as best buds!

  3. It's so great the cousins are so close in age and could play together. I wish we live closer to our nephews and niece, as they are all close in age to my kids... but they are oceans away. :(

  4. My son is standing behind me saying how adorable that is!
    He has a cousin the same age and that is something special!
    Happy WW!

  5. How sweet!!! I bet they are just two peas in a pod. :-)

  6. Gotta love having a friend who is family! I cherish the summers I spent at my cousin's.

  7. My kids have no cousins :( Looks like they are great friends!

  8. I totally understand their relationship. My 5 year old is 3 months apart from his cousin. My 2 year old is 2 months apart his cousin.

  9. Cousins are the best. My cousins to this day are still my best friends and we spend so much time together. I'm so happy that my daughter has cousins close to her age.

  10. Adorable photos - I esp. like the ones in red (Oct 2008!)


  11. This is such a sweet post, I hope that my little guy becomes that close with his cousin.

  12. That is so nice, they are so close! Great shots, especially the October picture!

  13. great shots with a great poem to match. :)

  14. What a blessing to be able to be close to his cousin! :) Love the poem!

  15. Awww! They're so CUTE!

    I can't wait to move back to the Seattle area so Princess Nagger can spend lots of time with her twin cousins who are only 13 months older than her. :)

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  16. My oldest and his cousin are only three weeks apart. They were so cute when they were little. I wish they lived closer so we could hang out more!

  17. I love looking back through my boys photos... time passes way to quickly. So darling.

  18. I totally love this series!! It's so cool watching them grow up together! I wish Mason had a cousin that close to him in age!

  19. those pictures are so cute...
    glad to see that they get along so well

  20. That is so awesome to have lil cousins so close in age!!

  21. So sweet! And I totally get that relationship, my sister & I have girls the same age, 10 yrs old now, that are absolutely joined at the hip! We joke about them backpacking thru Europe, then renting a loft in Soho, then winding up crazy old cat ladies together because they're so attached!

  22. Thanks for stopping by today, I'm now following you too! :o) It's so nice to see that your son's cousin is his best friend! Happy WW! :o)

  23. they are so adorable together! I am also very close to my own cousins and my daughter is also very close to her cousins too. Here is another quote that I love about cousins:
    Cousins are those childhood playmates who grow up to be forever friends. -anonymous.

  24. What beautiful boys! I love the pictures and the beautiful words.

    So glad I stopped by your cute blog! I'm a new follower and can't wait to read more! :)

  25. They are too cute! My cousin was my best friend too when I was little. The one of them in their Halloween costumes melts my heart!

  26. So sweet! I wish my daughter's cousins were closer in proximity - they are scattered all over the US.


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