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This is their boat. I asked them where they are going and Carter said, “Tulsa!”.

My Goofy Kids - Carter and Avalynn

I love my kiddos! ¬†We were fixing to head to church and my wife wanted to get some pictures. This is one of their many “goofy” faces. There is never a dull moment when they are around but I wouldn’t trade them for anything..

As you can see, Carter is definitely not lacking in the imagination department! He is TOO infatuated with daddy’s motorcycle. It didn’t start when I got a bike, though, that only increased the already insatiable desire he had. It started the first time we visited the Philippines in February 2012. He saw motorcycles everywhere, because, there ARE motorcycles everywhere.

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May 8, 2010, a few months after our son Carter was born, we had him dedicated by Pastor Gary L. Howard. For the dedication service I wrote a song which will be on my new album “Worth It All” (coming out soon!). When looking for the lyrics to prepare them for copyrighting, I found this poem that I wrote during the same time. I printed this as a bookmark and gave it to some family members at the dedication. Today, I stirred up some very good memories. My little boy is now three and my, how time really does fly when you are having fun.

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I Love My Family

August 29, 2011 — 4 Comments

A man’s family is his greatest earthly asset. I have without doubt been blessed beyond measure. February 2, 2010 our family begin to grow as we were blessed by God with a little boy, Carter Daniel Short. Not too far behind came sweet little Avalynn Mariah. They both have great dispositions and are a pleasure to raise. Yet, no one should be surprised as they absolutely have the best mom in the world.

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