My Son Dresses like a Terror(ist)

4 years ago

Um... this was a photo of my son that was snapped while on fall break in Beaver Creek. Now when I think of Beaver Creek I think Banana Republic or JCrew attire.  My first thought when I viewed the text photo on my phone: "He looks like a terrorist" My {first} husband replied, "Where did he get the gloves and coat?" I replied , "your closet."  He looks thrilled to be fishing, right? Nice one handed  grip!
2013-10-14 16.27.56My youngest son is referred to as "and Evan" because in every conversation and every signed  card, his name follows the family birth order:  "and Evan." So it only made sense to call him "and Evan." It's even in his bedroom decor! headboard  1

But, before I throw him under the bus, this is what I found in his room while cleaning it up this week. His stack of bands for the causes in his life. The top band is for a family friend whose son died of testicular cancer at the age of twenty.  And Evan wears this band every.single.day.  This is an "extra" band, because he truly wears his "Never Stop Living The Dream" band every.single.day.  The blue one on the bottom is for a teacher battling cancer.
bands for causes
So, despite my son's interest in rap and soft cotton fabrics with no zippers or buttons, he has a big heart!   His heart is in his soul!  Or,  in his case his  maybe it should be tennis "sole." Thanks "and Evan" for making a difference in our family! This photo was taken after he received recognition at a Rockies game for best sportsmanship at a junior tennis tournament.  He was a much stronger player than his opponent: a boy just learning the sport. Not only did Evan adjust his pace and shots he went out of his way to help his opponent with scoring and serving!  He has my heart and soul!   Love you to the moon, Super Target and back!
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