Welcome to Georgia's Journey

Georgia Lily Lucas was born at home on October 6th, 2008 4:15am, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was diagnosed with SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) on April 1, 2009.

On April 3rd Georgia was taken home, to be near her sisters and the rest of her family and friends. Nearly three weeks later, on April 21, 2009, she died peacefully -- in the loving arms of her mother and in the same room in which she was born.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Almost 5

In two sleeps Maya will be turning 5. I decided to seize the opportunity and ask her a few questions about herself. Thanks Tammy for the great idea!! Here's what she had to say.

How old are you Maya? 4
Soon you'll be? 5

What's your favorite color? purple

Are you excited to start kindergarten? Yes!

What to do you think you'll do there? Mmmm..Make trees.

What's your favorite thing to wear? A Dress. (I definitely thought she'd say a bathing suit!)

Who are some of your friends? Addy, Mia, Kai, Maggie, Bella, Macy, Ruby, Hannah, Eva...

What your favorite meal? Kraft Dinner

What's your favorite snack? Lollipops

What's your favorte restaurant? Boston Pizza

What's your favorite drink? Apple Juice

What's your favorite book? Sadie the Ballerina and My Little Pony

What's your favorite toy? Barbies

What's your favorite game to play? Old Maid

What's your favorite board game? Chicky Boom

What do you want to do when you grow up? Be a Pet Veterinarian

What's your favorite animal? Bunny!!... Koala, monkey, puppy kitty

Are you afraid of anything? NO!

Not even the dark? Mmmmm...

What's your favorite sport? Soccer

What's your favorite place to visit? Grand Forks!!!

What the best part of Grand Forks? The WATER SLIDES!

Who's your favorite person? Calla.

What's your favorite t.v. show? Wild Kratts and The Peter Pan show

What's your favorite movie? Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

What's your favorite thing to do in summer? play in the pool, sprinkler, slip n slide and go to the beach.

Is there anything that you want to learn how to do? Yes. Swim.

So...Maya apparently loves the water and wants to learn to swim but refuses to do lessons. Sigh. Hopefully, year 5 will be the year to learn!

Love to you all,


Sunday, June 19, 2011

My Dad

Top 10 Things That I Have Received From My Dad

10. The need for sunscreen because of my pale skin.

9. The ability to sleep in the middle of the day! : )

8. My temper - a long fuse but then we blow!

7. The ability to 'just walk away.'

6. My love of travelling.

5. My love of languages.

4. My ability to cook!! Oops! That one definitely belongs to MOM. : )

3. The ability to put family first - that one belongs to both of them.

2. The belief that it will be better in the morning - after a good night sleep.

1. My sense of humour!

Love ya Dad! Happy Father's Day!