Horny Toads: Worn Horns and Stubby


Tuesday, July 15, 2014 – Stockton caught this big guy. He seems pretty old and worn. He let him go after we snapped these pictures. He’s caught this one before, but came across him again. He calls him stubby. … See more

Friends for Supper – Birthday party #3


Sunday, July 13, 2014 – This afternoon we invited the Phipps family out for supper. Stockton and Carolina had been wanting to see Elaine and Josiah especially since they just had birthdays. I fixed Stockton’s favorite cake, German chocolate with … See more

Jordan Jenkins Wedding


Saturday, July 12, 2014 – We had a nice time attending the beautiful wedding of some of our good friends. I snapped a few pictures on my phone while we were at the reception. Look how cute Carolina looked in … See more

Atlanta’s Birthday

atlanta baby with dad b&w

Saturday, July 12, 2014 – Here she is when she was about 3 and Cimarron was a year old. Now she’s a wife and mother to little Marian. We’re so proud of her and Jordan. … See more

A Swim Party


Friday, July 11, 2014 – We’ve recently gotten acquainted with the Buxton family. There grandfather is the preacher of the church of Christ in Matador. They are here for the summer and then moving to Edmond, OK in the fall. … See more

Pool Duty


Tuesday, July 8, 2014 – Stockton learned to vacuum the pool today. He did a very good job. We’ve figured out that you can just submerge the vacuum hose, getting all the air out, then cover the end with your … See more

Prayer Request


To everyone who has enjoyed reading of our daily joys and fun times, I ask you now to pray for us. Your prayers are needed. Isn’t it a hard thing when joys are turned to sorrows?   … See more

Of Flowers and Other Things.


hello! I’m very sorry for not posting sooner than now,I’ve been really busy with all my daily duties,helping Aspen with all her pet birds,making sure Coconut and Gypsy don’t start a fight and catching Teddy over and over and over … See more

Evening Sky Report and Amazing Fireworks Display


Sunday, July 6, 2014 Another beautiful sunset tonight. The colors changed dramatically over the course of half an hour. I think I just participated in a little deceptive advertising with the headline of this story. The “amazing fireworks display” claim … See more

Surprise Visit to the Zoo


Saturday, July 5, 2014 We had to go to Abilene to meet up with my cousin and his wife and give back their daughter, Samantha, who’s been visiting Aspen for a couple of weeks. Since it was Stockton’s birthday we … See more