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

Christmas at Granny’s


Monday, December 26 – Everybody met at Granny’s in Lubbock for an evening gathering. I guess we hadn’t consumed enough snacks, food and dessert over the holidays already… Sunny brought sugar cookies for the kids to decorate. As usual, the … See more

Wonderful Christmas Day


Sunday, December 25 – The day started out with presents from Santa and then we went to church. After which, the married kids joined us for lunch at the house and more “Christmas-ing”. … See more

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