Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today I went to spend the day with Nana. Mummy had to drive me over really early as Nana's car needs a new MOT. I helped her empty her sheds and build a huge chicken house, with ladders and ramps for her new chickens.

Molly stayed with Mummy and George. Her climbing has got out of control. She tries to climb on ANYTHING at all. Today she climbed on top of the toy box and fell backwards hitting her head on the stone floor. She was OK though - she has a hard head!

Love Sam xxx

Monday, August 29, 2011

Dear Daddy

Today we went to The country fair it was really fun! Like the fair we went to in Ohio, but MUCH smaller! I saw tractors, horses, dogs and even some bees in a hive. Mummy got me a huge cake to stop me from complaining. I did want to go on the giant carousel, but once Mummy took me on it and tried to put me on a horse I decided it was a stupid idea and that carousels are for the foolish. So I told her 'no!'. Molly and Mummy went on though and Molly absolutely loved it!

Molly has started climbing - EVERYTHING! She tries to get onto any chair that doesnt have someone sitting on it and with Grandads kitchen floor being made from stone it's a bit concerning. She even climbed onto the kitchen table today and stood up!

Here she is (well, the top of her head) playing with uncle George (who also LOVES climbing!) and yes, he has a plug socket cover in his mouth!

Love Sam xxx

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we went to Burwash Barns we looked at all the different shops and I also saw some pigs! After lunch Chloe came to play for a while and when she went home we went off to Saffron Walden to play in the maze. It was a bit rainy, but we were ok. We hid under a big tree until most of the rain stopped.

You can *just* about see us in the picture, we climbed to the top of the platform thing in the middle and we could see the whole maze and gardens. Mummy tried (rather unsuccessfully) to get a picture of us up there. Molly stayed with Mummy and waited for us.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Yesterday we went to the base and when we checked the mail (which, incidentally takes Mummy forever as she can never do the combination haha) we found that Grandma Cindi had sent us a box of clothes! I the t-shirt that im wearing in the picture! 

Today it's rainy and we are stuck inside, so I helped Mummy make some banana bread! It was very delicious! Molly is OK, she said 'tractor' today! Wish you could have heard her, she misses you so much. When we ask her 'where's Daddy' goes to the computer and she tries to put the headphones on her head!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Almost everyday I take Lola for a walk down to the meadow with Grandad or Mummy (or both). I like to collect sticks while I'm there. Sometimes Grandad puts them on the fire, sometimes I encourage Lola to chew them up and make a mess on the floor, other times I just like to add them to my outdoor collection that I have.

Molly isn't interested in my stick collection. One thing she has started doing is wrestling with me. At bedtime we wrestle and she LOVES it! It gives her hiccups everytime!

Love Sam xxx

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Yesterday we spent most of the day at home, but we did go into Saffron Walden to eat lunch and walk around. When we came home we played outside in the sand as it was very sunny and warm.

Today it is rainy and dark. I am going to spend the day with Nana. She is coming to get me soon. Mummy is staying at home with Molly and George.

Here is a photo of me this morning - just after I got up, that's why I look so sleepy!

I hope you change shifts soon as I really want to talk to you on the computer again.

Lots of love Sam xxxx

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we went to Great Grandma's house and had a big lunch! I was eating raw runner beans that grandad picked for me right from the garden - I know that you would have loved that Daddy!!! Then we came home and played outside.

The photo shows me, Molly and Uncle George before we left this morning. Molly and George have both discovered that they LOVE climbing!

Ive been helping Mummy eat the chocolates that you sent her for your wedding anniversary, they are delicious!

I miss you so much Daddy :(

Love Sam xxxx

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Words cannot express my happiness today. Grandad and Mummy found my box full of all my choo-choos, monster trucks and airplanes! I was SO happy to see them all again. My Cranky the Crane was also in there! It's your wedding anniversary today, Mummy really wishes you were here so you could go to Nandos and see a film at the cinema!

Love Sam xxx

Friday, August 19, 2011

 Dear Daddy,

It's already starting to feel like Autumn here. It was quite cold this morning. The photos show Molly and I this morning as we took Lola out for her morning 'run'.

Yesterday we stayed at Nana's for a few hours while Mummy went shopping in Cambridge. We had fun! Later today we are going back to Nana's to have a Barbecue. I get to play with Davids grand-daughter - Tegan.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we are mostly at home as Mummy has to wait for the AutoGlass people to come and fix her car window after the stone made a crack in it. I have been playing with my choo-choo's and playdough.

Mummy took a video of Molly NOT saying 'dada' and doing some walking. She wasn't really walking much when you last saw her, so I'm sure you can notice a big difference! She almost runs now!

Later today we're going to Nana's house and staying for dinner!

Love Sam

Monday, August 15, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we went to base with Harriet, we sent you another package full of yummy stuff! Hope you like it! Molly and I even added our own thing for you! We went all the way over to Mildenhall base to look at the toys too! I had so much fun I even wee'd in my shorts!

After that we went to Nana's house and had dinner. I got to play with Tegan which was very fun too!

We need to arrange another time for me to chat to you while I'm in my bed as that's really the only time that I like talking to you. That would mean you'd have to get up early though. Let me know when a good time for that would be!

Lots of Love Sam xxx

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we went to a BBQ at Andrews house. I always love these as there are always lots of other children to play with! Mummy got me a new outfit to wear with some of the money that Grandpa Brown sent us - so, if you look at the photo (in which Molly looks very unimpressed) you can see my new shirt and new jeans (that are a tiny bit too long!) I think my new clothes impressed the ladies as I was able to hold hands with my new girlfriend Mable!

Yesterday we went to the zoo it was really fun! I saw so many animals. There was a big tiger, a mountain lion and meerkats. I stroked a rabbit and saw two otters really close up. Grandad took me into the creepy-crawly room and we saw huge spiders and beetles!  

Love Sam xxx

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we stayed at home for the most part. Shannon came to play and we went to the doctors so Molly and I could get some vaccinations. I havent had any for a LONG time. I was 14months when I got my last ones. I finally got my MMR as Mummy was concerned about the many cases of measles in this country and me starting pre-school. Molly also got the MMR as Mummy was worried about the germs Id bring home. I didn't cry at all. I didnt even flinch. I LOVED it! I was really impressed that I got a 'blaster' (aka 'plaster' aka 'bandaid') AND two stickers! Molly cried, but only a little bit. We missed talking to you today. I heard you worked a long day. I hope you had a good sleep.

Love Sam xxx

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we went to Nana's house again. We went to Scotsdales garden centre again. Molly LOVED walking around looking at all the fishies. She was so excited to walk around as normally she is riding on Mummy's back. We had lunch there too. I was very naughty and got out of the stroller and ran away. Luckily Mummy found me! Here is Molly loving the fishies!

Love you Daddy, love Sam xxx

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today Nana came and got me and I went with her and Harriet to Great-Grannies house. Nana got me a real football, that is FOOTBALL and not 'soccerball' Daddy, and no, it's not an American football either haha!

After that Nana took me to the garden centre where they have a huge play area with a ball pit and slides.

Mummy came to get me and we went home and had dinner, then we went out to watch the combine harvesters and tractors bringing the wheat in. I loved it and so did uncle George. Molly wasn't so impressed though, that's because she's a lady.

Here is Molly, isn't she sweet Daddy? This is at Nana's house.

Love Sam xxx

Monday, August 8, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today Mummy took Molly and I to the Air Museum at Duxford We found out that because we live in Ickleton we can get in for free. I LOVED it! I saw lots of different planes take-off and we went into the American Air Museum just so we could find an A10 - they had one hanging from the ceiling! Here I am at the playpark there on the 'plane'. Molly didn't love it quite as much as me, but she did at least stay quiet for most of the time!

Love Sam xxx

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Dear Daddy,

This morning we had our Saturday trip into Saffron Walden I looked at tools for sale on the market with Grandad!

Then we came home and Grandad played with me. We had fun doing 'experiments' with tubes and water! It was really fun! I love doing anything like that and Mummy wondered whether you'd like to take a trip to the Science Museum in London with me when you come back on your mid-tour leave? They have lots of science experiments that I'd probably love!

Love Sam xxx

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Yesterday we had a busy day. We went into Cambridge and did some shopping with Nana. I got a brand new helicopter from the toy shop! It was SO hot and humid that we didn't stay too long. After that we went back to Nana's house and I had a water fight with Harriet. Molly watched from inside!

Here I am this morning, eating my toast! We are off to see Great-Granny today!

I need to speak to you about buying me some more track for my 'choo-choo's' ok?!

Love Sam xxx

Monday, August 1, 2011

Dear Daddy,

Today we went to Saffron Walden with Harriet. It was another beautiful day and we had a picnic at Bridge End Gardens

When we got home we played outside. Molly is funny, everytime you take out a camera she does her 'photo face' and here it is:

 Do you like her new shoes?

Here we all are with Lola too!

Miss you SO much Daddy. It was very nice to speak to you this evening ♥

Love Sam xxx