Mason plays the bells.

My almost-three-year-old nephew Mason came over to play last week! This was a big treat, because he lives in St. Louis and doesn’t often spend an extended amount of time in Springfield. So I had to take advantage of this occasion, and Paw Paw (Mason’s grandpa and my father-in-law) captured some great shots of our playdate.

We spent some quality time playing the guitar…

Mason and the guitar.

The drums were a big hit, as expected…

Mason and the drums.

Mason enjoyed setting up the handbells and then knocking them down like dominoes…

Mason plays the bells.

But the best part of our playdate was the big hug I got at the end.

Mason gives a hug.