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Born: 2002, Hickory, NC








26 Feb 2004 - Playing in the Snow - Poppi & Nonni's House

Nonni Carolyn, Mama Beth, Savanna and Alexandria
"Nonni and Savanna clean the snow off of the swing"
"Mama and Nonni get into a snowball fight"
"I think Mama won"
Beth takes some photos of Alexandria
A little tumble by Alexandria brings forth a few tears but they eventually clear up
Poppi's socks on Alexandria's feet and hands helps keep the snow out
They didn't look pretty, but they kept Alexandria warm and dry

28 Feb 2004 - Time With Daddy - Poppi & Nonni's House

Brad is such a good Daddy

MARCH 2004


11 Mar 2004 - PURIM - At Beit Yeshua
The Biblical Festival of Purim is mentioned in the book of Esther and tells the story of how GOD used Queen Esther to save her people the Jews from the evil Haman - an Agagite. Beit Yeshua celebrates the festival each year and there is usually a parody comedic play that tells the story. People usually wear costumes during this festival. The 2004 play was a parody entitled, "Here's Looking at You, Esther".
The 2004 Cast
(Left to Right) Curtis Loftin, Kate Jones, Jane Melnyk, Christi Rhykus, Melba Finley, Becky Jones, Leslie Costner, Doug Williams, Cathy & Bruce Berkowitz, Lynda Williams, Andy Melnyk and Myrl Peeler
Beth, Savanna and Alexandria
"Poppi usually writes the yearly plays and songs then directs the play"


APRIL 2004

04 Apr 2004 - Sunday Afternoon Photos - Poppi & Nonni's House
Alexandria shows off her cute Easter dress and hat
10 Apr 2004 - Easter Egg Hunt - Poppi & Nonni's House
Savanna and Alexandria hunt Easter eggs in Great Granny Willie's yard
Great Granny Willie's sister (Great Aunt Elgevia Eggers) was there too
This was Alexandria's first Easter egg hunt
11 Apr 2004 - Easter Sunday - Covenant Bible Church
Sitting on Mama's lap
24 Apr 2004, Saturday - Savanna's 4th Birthday Party - Hickory-Dickory-Dock
Savanna celebrates her 4th birthday at Hickory-Dickory-Dock in Hickory, NC
(left to right) Maggie, Savanna, Karlie
It may have been Savanna's party but Alexandria had no problem entertaining herself
Alexandria shows everyone the BEST ways to go down the slide
Alexandria: "Look out everyone! Here I come!"
Alexandria: "That's absolutely exhausting!"
Nonni: "How about trying the merry-go-round."
I think she loves it!
Happy Birthday Savanna
April 2004 - Studio Photos
Alexandria and Savanna

MAY 2004

16 May 2004 - Poppi's Photos of Savanna & Alexandria - Poppi & Nonni's House
Sitting on Poppi & Nonni's front porch
Savanna removes a flower petal from Alexandria's dress
Sisters enjoying each other's company
22 May 2004 - Saturday - Poppi & Nonni's House
Sitting in Poppi & Nonni's front yard
Alexandria: "This is one of Poppi's favorite photos of me from 2004"
After these photos were taken, everyone moved to the back yard to enjoy the pool
Alexandria: "Ouch! I got water in my eye!"
23 May 2004 - Pool Time - Poppi & Nonni's House
The pool water can be a little cool in May, but Savanna and Alexandria were ready for some outdoor fun.
Savanna & Alexandria wait to get into Poppi & Nonni's pool
Savanna gets the OK from Mama to get into the shallow end of the pool
Once Alexandria gets her "floaties" on, she's ready to get in the pool too
31 May 2004 - Kiddie-Cars - Valley Hills Mall
"Turtle Power"
Alexandria: "Oooo! I like the motorcycle, too!"
Alexandria: "Going on an African safari with Simba!"
Alexandria: "What's next? Back to Turtle Power?"

JUNE 2004

05 Jun 2004 - Balloon Festival - Iredell County, NC
Iredell County, NC, hosts an annual balloon festival. There is a small fee to park and watch the balloons arrive and eventually lift off.
It was amazing to see so many balloons in the same place
Alexandria wasn't too happy while Poppi was taking this photo"
'Daddy makes it all better"
Having a snack while all the balloons arrive and prepare to lift off
"Mama with her girls"
Getting ready for lift-off
The balloons all eventually come back for an evening show
The hot-air balloons are beautiful at night
To find out more about the Balloon Festival - CLICK HERE
26 Jun 2004 - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The Loftin and Seese families (Curtis, Carolyn, Philip, Leslie, Brad, Beth, Savanna and Alexandria) love the opportunities they have to get away to the beach together. Occasionally they'll go to the NC Coast but usually choose Myrtle Beach, SC. In 2004, the family stayed at Heron Point in Myrtle Beach for the week of June 26th to July 03rd.

We chose this location because it was a pet-friendly facility
Nonni, Savanna, Princess, Simcha
Brad rode his motorcycle on this particular trip
Leslie, Roxie, Philip, Brad
Heading down to the beach
Everyone was glad to finally see the beautiful beach
"It was a lot of fun getting into the edge of the water"
We did a few family group photos
"Poppi and Nonni cooked dinner our first night at the beach"
"The place we stayed was a three-bedroom facility"
Alexandria makes just a little mess when she eats

The next day we all headed down to the beach for a fun day in the sun and playing in the water.

"Savanna plays in the sand"
Leslie and Beth spent most of their time working on their tans
The next day Philip reads while Alexandria plays
The girls loved playing in the sand together
Brad plays with the girls
Alexandria: "Let me see, what can I do next?"
Alexandria: "Sometimes a girl just has to have a nap"
Alexandria: "Later that evening we all went out to eat fish"
Alexandria: "I especially liked the tartar sauce! Yum Yum!"
An evening walk on the beach
Spending some time in the water the next day - and some more photos
Getting Alexandria into the water
Alexandria was a little bit afraid of the water
Poppi helps Alexandria get more comfortable with the water
It's always nice to get some sisterly help, too
If you fall, it's always nice to have a sister there to help you get up
Alexandria: "Sometimes you just have to do it yourself"
Poppi tickles Savanna's nose with a string while she naps

The family took the girls to play mini-golf twice during the week.
The first night we went to Mt. Atlanticus.

Mt. Atlanticus
Poppi took photos of the family
Everyone had a wonderful time ...
... including Savanna and Alexandria
Alexandria: "Now where did that ball go?"
Brad, Beth, Leslie and Carolyn
Brad and Alexandria
Savanna kisses a frog looking for her Prince
Beth took a few photos of Poppi
Beth took this photo so that Poppi could be pictured with the family
Beth totals the score at the end of the game
The second time we went out to play miniature golf,
we went to Capt. Hook's Adventure Golf
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf
It was nice to clean up and go out in the late afternoon and evening
Poppi takes a few last minute photos as everyone prepares to head back home

JULY 2004


18 Jul 2004 - Sunday Afternoon Photos - Poppi & Nonni's House





Absolutely BEAUTIFUL

22 Jul 2004 - Sharing the Same Bed - Brad & Beth's House
When you're young, you're still both small enough to share the same bed
25 Jul 2004 - Pool Fun - Poppi & Nonni's House
Every Sunday after church, the Seese family goes over to Poppi and Nonni's house.
A pool is always more fun when you have someone to share it with.
31 Jul 2004 - Pool Fun - Poppi & Nonni's House
Getting ready for some fun in the sun - Curtis/Poppi and Beth
Curtis and Beth work with both of the girls -
helping them get over the fear of jumping into the water
The girls enjoy their new bathing suits with built in floaters
Alexandria: "How cool am I!"



29 Aug 2004 - Sunday Afternoon Photos - Poppi & Nonni's House


Poppi: "This is one of my favorite photos of Savanna and Alexandria.
I'm so very proud of both of these girls. I love you Savanna & Alexandria."
Savanna: "I love my sister"
Poppi: "I love this photo of Alexandria.
This whole series of photos shows her sweet and outgoing personality."
2004 School Photos - Woodlawn Baptist Child Development Center - Conover, NC
Alexandria had fallen a few days before picture day and ended up with a bruised nose
06 Sep 2004 - Taking a Sink Bath - Jeff & Denise's House
Alexandria and her friend Lyndsy take a sink bath
It's just the right size for two little girls
11 Sep 2004 - Birthday Party For a Friend - Kenneth & Jennifer Knight's House
Jennifer with Ashton, Alexandria, and Savanna
Blowing LOTS of Bubbles
09 Oct 2004 - First Lesson on Applying Lipstick - Poppi & Nonni's House
It always comes in handy when you have an older sister who can show you how to apply lipstick
Savanna: "I'll show you how to do it, Alexandria."
Savanna: "Do your lips like this ..."
Savanna: "Hold real still. This is the tricky part."
Savanna: "Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful!"
31 Oct 2004 - Sunday Afternoon Photos - Poppi & Nonni's House
Wonderful Autumn photos of Alexandria in her pretty pink dress
14 Nov 2004 - Sunday Afternoon Photos - Poppi & Nonni's House
21 Nov 2004 - Baby Dedication - Covenant Bible Church
On Sunday morning, 21 Nov 2004, Beth and Brad dedicated Alexandria to the LORD
along with several other children from the Covenant Bible Church family in Lincolnton, NC.
Family Life Pastor Nathan Groom conducted the time of dedication.
(Left to Right) Kenneth & Jennifer Knight (Ashton), Shannon & David Mincey (Landyn), Amber & Marty Mincey (Rachel), Beth & Brad Seese with Alexandria
Alexandria was just a "little bit" squirmy
In addition to Beth, Brad, Savanna, Nonni & Poppi, it was nice to have JoNanna
and Uncle Gardner at church for this important time in Alexandria's life, too
25 Nov 2004 - Thanksgiving Day - Curtis & Carolyn Loftin's Home
Curtis snaps a photo of the family before the Thanksgiving meal
Philip & Leslie - Beth & Brad with Savanna
The tables and bar were festively set with Thanksgiving decorations
Enjoying the meal together
Carolyn and Curtis enjoy some dessert - pumpkin roll
Alexandria playing with Curtis while he tries to get some photos of her
Dec 2004 - Studio Photos - Savanna and Alexandria
11 Dec 2004 - Hanukkah - Curtis & Carolyn Loftin's Home

Curtis and Carolyn always included their children and grandchildren in observing the Biblical Festivals whenever possible. Hanukkah, Passover, Sukkot and Purim have all been a part of the Loftin family ever since the mid-1980s.

Nonni lights Hanukkah candles and says the blessings while everyone watches
Savanna and Alexandria even get to open a Hanukkah present from Poppi & Nonni
There was even a little something for Poppi & Nonni unexpectedly from each other
To Learn more about the festival of Hanukkah - CLICK HERE
25 Dec 2004 - Christmas Day - Curtis & Carolyn Loftin's Home
Carolyn and Curtis prepared a wonderful Christmas meal for the family
The table and entire house was decorated festively
The Loftin & Seese Families - 2004
(Left to Right) Leslie, Philip, Savanna, Brad, Alexandria, Beth, Simcha, Carolyn, Curtis
Poppi Curtis & Nonni Carolyn
The family starts opening Christmas presents after lunch
The girls always get clothes from Poppi & Nonni - usually pretty church dresses


Savanna and Alexandria got some fun stuff from Uncle Philip and Aunt Leslie
as well as inscribed Piggy-Banks and some money to go into it, too
There were presents for Brad, Leslie, Curtis & Carolyn
Beth and Brad
Philip and Leslie
We made it a little more difficult for Beth and Philip. Carolyn and Curtis always loved doing things a little differently, so for 2004, Beth and Philip had to go on a treasure hunt to find their Christmas presents.


As Beth reads the first clue with a smile, she realizes she's gonna have to do a little work
Nonni's written clues didn't make it easy - but they did make it fun
Looking in a vase, under an elephant statue, or even in a DVD, the clues led her on and on
On and on to the last clue ...
... and finally the money - hidden in a DVD
Just like Beth, Philip smiles as he reads the first clue
Brad takes photos while Curtis does a video of the treasure hunt


In a DVD case, a photo album and under the leopard
Finally to the Batman DVD - one of Philip's favorites when he was younger
Savanna and Alexandria
Great-Granny Willie Loftin
30 Dec 2004 - Car Accident
Beth, Savanna and Alexandria were in a car accident on 30 Dec 2004 when another car hit them. Of the three, Beth was the one with the most severe bruises and cuts. Fortunately, none of them were seriously hurt.  Thank the LORD!
Brad attributed the lack of serious injuries to the sturdiness of their Volvo Wagon
Beth's injuries to her lip, cheek and eye were more than likely from the steering wheel because the
airbag did not deploy.   Savanna and Alexandria's injuries were caused by their seatbelts.

Alexandria's Life

Alexandria 2002
Alexandria 2003
Alexandria 2004
Alexandria 2005
Alexandria 2006
Alexandria 2007
Alexandria 2008
Alexandria 2009
Alexandria 2010
Alexandria 2011
Alexandria 2012
Alexandria 2013
Alexandria 2014
Alexandria 2015
Alexandria 2016
Alexandria 2017
Alexandria 2018
Alexandria 2019
Alexandria 2020
Dance 2005 - 2014
Murray's Mill - 2015


Ali, I love you so very much.  Every photo that I've added to this page made me smile - and reminded me just how special you are.  You're kind, sweet and gentle.  May you always follow after the ways of the LORD and may you grow up to serve Yeshua/Jesus with zeal and passion.  Only "true" happiness comes from Him.  Love you, Poppi.