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

Stockton Turns 13

stockton so cute2

Saturday, July 5, 2014- It’s hard to believe that Stockton is really a teenager now. It seems like he should still be running around about knee level getting into all sorts of fun. But he is a lot more help … See more

Carolina and Stockton Birthday – Party No. 2


Friday, July 4, 2014- We thought we were going to have overnight guests last night and maybe even tonight, and Nathan had planned to work cattle today until it rained yesterday, so we hadn’t planned anything for the 4th. Since … See more

Carolina, 11 Years Old Today

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Thursday, July 3, 2014- Happy Birthday, Carolina! I’m so glad we had you. Some people thought six kids was a few too many, but I’m so glad you came along. You’re one of the sweetest, kindest, most helpful and loving … See more

Carolina’s Birthday – Party No. 1

Carolina and Michelle ready to sample the chocolate cake.

Thursday, July 3, 2014- Carolina has been enjoying her friend, Michelle’s visit this week. We picked her up in Decatur last weekend. Michelle’s parents came to pick her up today. Carolina insisted that I make a special cake for the … See more