Monday, 23 July 2012

Daring You to Scrap - July (Tape & twine)

Our second eldest son, writing the Best Man speech for his youngest brothers wedding. He had been stressing about it for weeks and it was only a few hours before the wedding. His Dad took the rest of the wedding party outside to give him some peace and quiet so he could get it done; the photographer was able to sneak this photo of him. It is a great photo and emphasises his strong facial features. The speech was perfect and well presented, a good balance of fun and seriousness; it spoke volumes about his love for his brother.
This son had a pretty rough start to his life with an undiagnosed allergy and chest complaints. He also struggled through school and in his apprenticeship. He rarely complained about what life threw at him and although he had a temper, it rarely lasted long and he would be as loving as always. He is the tallest of our boys at 6'4'', suffering growing pains as a child and teenager.
He joined the volunteer fire brigade at 17 and gave them 5 years of good service before marrying and starting a family of his own. He now has two little men of his own, a little angel in heaven and another child due in January. He is kind, sensitive and loving and likes nothing better than to spend time with his little family, his brothers and their families and is generous with his time for his parents. He is strong, loyal and committed. We are truly blessed to have him in our lives.
Thank you for looking and for any comments you may leave, best wishes.


  1. HI Susan, yes this does capture a special moment deep in thought, and the papers are colors are lovely and masculine, and I love reading about your family, you write beautiful words about them...

  2. Love the layout and love the words about your son. He sounds like a wonderful person.

  3. wow Susan this page is stunning!! thanks for joining in at daring you to scrap!

  4. Not many write as lovingly about their families as you do, Susan -your heart is filled with such genuine love for all your family members that it overflows onto us who read your words. Thank you darling! This is such a precious photo, love it! beautiful masculine page too! xoxo