Rogue One + Babysitting


Monday, December 19 – The kids joined up with Cim, Courtney, Laredo and Andrea and some of the Phipps and drove to Plainview to see the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One. Aspen, Stockton and Carolina even dressed up in … See more

Elspeth Victoria Goodwin (Elsie)


Tuesday, December 6 – Another darling child was born today in the Goodwin home in Tennessee. Little Elsie came without much fanfare or trouble. Everything went well (considering her midwife was delayed with another birth and didn’t get there in … See more

Bella at Church


Sunday, November 27 – Cim and Courtney sit in front of us at church. So that makes our view especially wonderful. Today she was in a little Christmas outfit. And last week she was sucking her thumb and looking adorable… … See more

Supper in Lubbock


Friday, November 25 – We traveled to Lubbock again for a very special party with my uncle Harold from North Carolina, my cousin Sheila and her son, Joshua, who is now stationed in Texas. Cousin, Kristin hosted and really spoiled … See more

Big Thanksgiving Get-Together


Thursday, November 24 – There was a pretty large group this year at our annual get together in Wilson. The weather was perfect and the food was amazing. Everything was so delicious. Several new dishes made appearances this year. As … See more

Stockton’s Buck


Tuesday, November 22 – It took a little stalking, but he found him. Stockton caught up with this mule deer as he was rubbing his antlers in a bush. … See more

Fall Visit with the Goodwins


Wednesday, November 10 – We had a wonderful visit with Atlanta & Jordan and our little Goodwins, Marian and Alan. They are so darling. We kept busy mostly around the house playing with toys and games, playing restaurant in the … See more

Big Group for Supper


Sunday, November 6 – Today we had first Sunday potluck at church. Several friends, some of the Robertson’s from the Floydada/Crosbyton area, as well as the Goodwins who are visiting, and Cim and Laredo and their families, came with us … See more

Amarillo Shower for Bella


Saturday, October 22 – Bella was the star of the afternoon, although she mostly just slept, at a shower thrown in her honor. The theme chosen was children’s books, but she received some clothing and accessories as well as some … See more


The Big Yawn

Sunday, October 16 –

I just happened to catch this adorable Bella yawn on video. This is what Grammies live for.

Cim and Courtney’s Baby Can’t Wait


Thursday, September 1 – Courtney developed some issues that ruled out the home birth they were planning. They went to Plainview to meet the doctor their midwife suggested they use instead. Then the doctor suggested they just not go home … See more