So here we are now, in San Antonio and having fun, though the heat here takes a little getting used to. Can you believe that it is still about 100 degrees at 9 o'clock at night?!! Yeah. I know. Just crazy! We will be here for the week, kind of, but Ben and I have plans to make our way to New Orleans for our anniversary, but it seems our plans are so fluid that those may change too. Maybe, we won't be up for the drive, we go back and forth. Nevertheless, one thing we know for sure is that this week will fly by so fast and back to life and back to reality it will be for us.
I know Father's Day was a couple weeks ago, but I kept forgetting to share the little thing us girls concocted. It all came together at the end as I was so stuck on what to do. My plan was to make a pop-up book inspired by Lisa Hannigan's Lille video, which I learned about from Danni, but the idea intimidated me. Well, let's just say I got the courage and my Benny loved it. It did take a little time as I guessed my way at making a pop-up book. I hadn't made one of these since the third grade. Along with the theme of the book, we did a little sea themed day and gave him his present at the beach. I sang and showed him the book at the same time. I must say singing at the beach makes me nervous. I was hoping no one could hear. I don't think they could. Then, I ended up having to re-enact the whole performance for my family once we joined them for dinner, which my sister was able to snap a few shots.
Here are the lyrics that went along with the story:
(It followed Lisa Hannigan's pattern)
We went to sea for a day
For his kids wanted to play
In the sunshine and the sand
Holding tightly to his hand
Them he loved, endlessly
Happy are they, and so is he
He goes to work every morning
They stay home, but him their missing
Longing to be in his arms
Enchanted by all his charms
Him they love durably
Love alive and wild, it feels so free
Out at sea in the daytime
All together basking in the sunshine
Laughing together is happy noise
With our Papi he fills us with so much joy
That we love undeniably
All together watching God's great sea
We want to stay until the evening
And enjoy the sunset we love the feeling
And being together we are one
Under the magnificence of the Son
Through this life endlessly
You are our love, yes, it is only thee...
The most important thing was that Benny loved it and the girls really did help make it (a little), they had a hand in some coloring, so this was a team effort. Though, when it came time to perform they kinda bailed on me. I guess they are still a little little. We will have plenty of more chances, Lord willing. If you want to see the rest of the pop-up book, just take a looky here.
Have a good week everyone! I have a feeling my posting will be quite light as I will be galavanting around San Antonio and somewhere else (maybe New Orleans) later this week.