Family photo 2013

Family photo 2013

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Since June 9...

We have taken a trip to Kansas to visit my grandparents...
...worshipped and learned as a family during our home church services...
...finished the last of the Little House series - both the books and tv episodes...
...watched the children play on the same playground equipment I did as a child....
...snapped photos that show my age...
...snapped photos that show my husband's handsomeness...
...played games and games of marbles and checkers...
...agreed with democrats that the wealthy should pay higher taxes...
...agreed with republicans that spending cuts should be made...

...attended the annual company picnic...

...decided that my first bucket truck ride would be my last...


...conceded that watching the Bachelorette can be quite romantic...

...completed my first (and perhaps last) refinishing project...
...celebrated Independence Day in the E.R. with a fractured elbow...
...met old and new friends at parks to play...

...learned that Bobby's parents are separating after 42 years of marriage...
...prepared for our first ever real family road trip...

...to De Smet South Dakota to visit the Ingalls Family Homestead...
...attended the.best.barbeque.ever. at the Natarajan's... 
...had new ink etched...
 ...grown a garden...
...played and sprayed...
...taken in a stray dog who has claimed Jayla as his owner...
...pondered the fact that the more I read my bible, the less compelling I find church...
...committed severe fashion faux pas...
...learned that with enough practice, the left hand can be just as useful as the right one...
...been reminded that Colorado summers are the best...
...planted new trees on the prairie...
...started working on our {glory hallelujah} mudroom...
...reunited with friends from many moons ago...
...roasted marshmallows...
...felt the monthly heartbreak of the inability to conceive...
...hosted many sleepovers...
...worked with Meadow and Flint to improve communication, retention, and comprehension...
...signed a cast...
...been asked if we were a soccer team or a group of neighborhood kids...
...fallen in love with our children again and again...
Posted by Picasa

5 comments:

Susan said...

WOW! I just love this. What a fun summer so far!

Holly said...

woosh...that was great!

well...except for the sad parts - but I'm glad they were in there too.

Hausfrau said...

Glad you are posting again! I enjoy reading your blog :)

Erika said...

So glad you're back. I need to hear the honest words that you post.

Stephanie Headley said...

I stole the pictures from when we were there! Had such a lovely visit with you! Definitely hope it is not another 17 years before we see each other again!!

Blog Archive