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I wanted to publish this blog a month ago. I am ready now. Here are some random pics which helped me process the pain of my second birthday without my little boy.

I have been going through my e photo albums over the last few days. I have looked at every birthday since Timothy turned one, on Nov 23rd of 2006. He grew fast and was a true joy in our lives. I have given myself permission to feel his absence again this weekend. I must say that focusing on Anahi has helped me deal with the loss of Timothy. I am doing much better and I am accepting Gods ways for my life.

Here are some priceless pictures

Timmy prayed on his own. He also sang Lob und Dank before we started eating at birthday number five. 

Grandma Diane and great grandma Grace both came to celebrate his 5th birthday

My sister Nila and Priscila have been by my side and very supportive at every event with Timothy.

At three months, Timothy learned kicking the ball in his basket. I got a kick of him lifting his feet and making this ball fly...

In 2006 Julie introduced Timothy into a baby contest. Timothy won his first award. I don't recall what it was, but I remember family and friends voting for Timothy.

In April, 2011, exactly one year before the accident, we traveled to the state of Neembucu, a place we had wanted to always visit. Actually that year we finished visiting all 17
states of Paraguay. This was wonderful trip as a family. I
remember it rained a lot but we had so much fun. We visited
historic sites. In one of them we found some remains of the great war Paraguay fought in 1870 against Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. Timothy loved digging in the sandy fields where one of the battles took place. It was our first family archaeological dig. We told each other we would one day come back with better equipment and try to find TREASURES. Timothy talked about this trip for a long time.

Timothy and I loved taking pictures. He would take the camera and take all kinds of pictures. He would take anywhere from 10 to 20 pictures and then put the camera down. I loved looking at his pictures and figure out why he focused on certain things. This picture in particular was one he took. We were holding the camera and he pushed the button.


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