Monday, September 28, 2009

i heart faces : blue


I spent yesterday with this guy. Meet Jack. He is the youngest son of my friend, Kristy. Kristy and I have been friends since we were three. My house was her house. Her Barbies were my Barbies. I'm sure at some point I even tried to give her my little sister … she didn't take me up on that.

In April, Kristy lost her mom, Jane, to ovarian cancer. I am sad for my friend … Every. Single. Day. A small part of moving forward is finding great ways to remember or honor her mother. Yesterday we participated in a 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit ovarian cancer research. I shouldn't say we … TeamJane had over 75 people there who love and support their family. We were the largest group there! We identified ourselves w/blue TeamJane shirts. I'd love to show the back of the shirt, but this is my I Heart Faces entry :) Everywhere you looked was a sea of blue. I snapped this of Baby Jack (b/c I have Big Jack). He might be too young to remember his grandma, but I know his mom will do as much as humanly possible to share her story so Jack will know how special she was.

5 comments:

Hayley said...

Jack is such a little cutie, those eyes must melt hearts... and what a beautiful tribute to your friends mother.

Schwabs said...

Such a sweet face! And a sweet story to go with it too! Great blue shot!

SarahJeanie said...

What a sweetie!

Steph said...

I'm sorry for your friend Kristy's loss Kim, and I think you all did an outsanding job honoring her life. I can tell you miss Jane too.

Alison said...

What a cute boy! He is too precious. What a wonderful tribute to your friends mother. Love all of the blue, nice shot!