Bella Crawls

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Saturday, June 24 – We got to spend some time with Cim, Courtney and Bella this weekend. I shot this video as Bella was having fun shuffling through papers and playing with toys. Then when she saw her daddy, she … See more

Nine Months *Video*


Thursday, June 1 – Nine months is a long time. That’s how long we waited on Bella to get here and nine months is how old she is today. She’s such an adorable little darling and has a smile that … See more

Callahan Michael Shannon


Thursday, May 18 – Early on the morning of May 12, Andrea and Laredo, had a sweet little boy. He weighed 7 lb., 14 oz. and was 21 1/4″ long. He was born in Midland, Texas at a natural birthing center. … See more

Elsie Meets Granddad


Saturday, May 6 – We just returned from spending a few days in Tennessee. Nathan was anxious to meet Elsie, Atlanta’s new baby, who is already 5 months old. The visit wasn’t long enough, but at least we were able to spend … See more

Stockton’s Quick Turkey Hunt

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Thursday, April 20 – As we were leaving our lease farm at Roaring Springs this afternoon, Stockton spotted three turkeys under a nearby tree. He had his little 410 with him, so he loaded it and jumped out. He bagged … See more

Bible Bowl

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Friday, April 14 – A group of several adults and teenagers traveled to Dallas today for the annual North Texas Leadership Training for Christ convention. The kids were competing in the Bible Bowl competition which took place on Friday evening. … See more

First Anniversary


Sunday, March 12 – Laredo and Andrea are celebrating their first anniversary today. This picture was taken yesterday when they were out and about. Andrea has been such a wonderful addition to the Shannon’s. She and Laredo make the sweetest … See more



Saturday, March 11 – Today has been cool and misty, but this has been a devastatingly hot, dry and windy week. Abnormally high temperatures, low humidity and 35 mph winds fanned the flames of several wildfires in the Texas panhandle. … See more

Laredo Enters Preaching School


Monday, January 9 – Laredo began a two-year program at the Sunset International Bible Institute in Lubbock today. Since he’s starting in January, he’s having to jump in with the second semester students that started in August of 2016. We’re … See more