Friday, January 30, 2009


If you were able to pray for the Whitt family at all, please continue to do so... Tuesday passed away today.

The Whitt Family

I ran across this blog and it broke my heart... this family is in need of prayers badly as they have a little girl, Tuesday, who is dying from cancer. They are home from the hospital and are just in that waiting stage. I remember doing this with my Daddy but I have to tell you, I cannot image doing this with my child... watching Hope was hard enough for one hour before she passed... I cannot image months of treatments like this family has done. Tuesday is one of 4 children (and is a twin) so please keep the siblings, parents, and grandparents in your prayers...

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

More snow pictures!

Is snowed all day here! Not very common for this area and when it was done falling, we ended up with a 6 inch snow blanket!!! Chayse was only outside in it briefly as it was very cold but, she did get to taste/eat snow for the first time... she wasn't too crazy about it! Sandy, our bloodhound, wasn't too sure what to think about the snow either but she had so much fun running around in it!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Snow falls in NC!!!

A rare event has happened here... snow had accumulated!! Normally, we just get ice so snow is always a treat! So far, we have gotten 4 inches and it is still falling! The dates are wrong on some the first picture but they are all from today! Here are some of the house and of our Red Bloodhound, Sandy, out playing on the snow!

Monday, January 19, 2009

John Deere Green...

Saturday, January 17, 2009


Always all smiles!!
Oh, and the tooth count is at 4!!! 3 on the bottom and one on the top!

Monday, January 12, 2009


Welcome to the first 2009 Burgess blog post! Yes, I know we are a little late but things have been busy around here! Chayse is a busy body and is all over the place. She loves chasing the cat and is never still... unless she is asleep! She is doing well though and has a third tooth! We took her to the doctors last week for a courtesy weight check and she is 16 pounds, 9 ounces now! She may not weigh much but that is because she is always moving!

Nathan is adjusting to being promoted from Car 2 to Car 1. He moved into the chief's position from the assistant chief position on January 1. We have been busy painting his office and trying to get him a new desk.

I have been busy trying to keep up with Chayse, which is a full time job. I have been having headaches at night so I am not on the computer much these days which is why we have had the lag in postings. My Etsy store has been keeping me busy but I was able to take a much needed break at the first of the year! Christmas was a busy coaster season for me so it was very nice!

Oh, and I talked to Kelly and Kyle the other day... Brayden is doing GREAT and Grayson is so excited to have his little brother home. He has all three of them come and pick him up from daycare when he is there... he wants everyone together since they had a few weeks spit up. Kelly and Kyle are very grateful for all of the prayers that were sent their way. Thank you for keep my cousin and her family in your thoughts!

Monday, January 5, 2009


Brayden went home yesterday! He is doing well and his big brother Grayson was VERY EXCITED to finally meet him! Thanks for all of your prayers!

Friday, January 2, 2009

Echo results!

Brayden had a very eventful day... he pulled out his arterial line! Kind of messy but everything is back the way it should be now! He is still eating like a champ and is keeping it down. He is currently taking between 30-45 cc's a feeding. Brayden did have his post surgery echo today and the results were great! It looked so good that they are weaning him off of his heart meds and he MIGHT go to NICU tomorrow!!!

Thursday, January 1, 2009

What a way to bring in the New Year....

being able to hold Brayden AND give him a bottle! His swelling is gone from the open heart surgery and all of the fluids they pushed during it... he looks like a new born again! Needless to say, his mama was a happy woman holding and feeding him! And look... he is going without an oxygen line!