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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths STRAIGHT.

Monday, October 29, 2007

Updates and Stories

We'll call this journal the update/ story time Journal.

A little update on the candy corn, we have found one other thing of candy corn flavor.....(pretty tasty too!)

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Sadly though, we only have one Target in the area and there apparently have been numerous others who have discovered the Candy Corn flavored Kisses too. Nathan and Amelia, the well is dry no more kisses till next year.

Ok a few more pictures...Nathan is in love with this time of year, I am sure that he gets it from me. It is my favorite time of year always has been since I was wee little, maybe it had something to do with my approaching birthday. That was a big deal when you were younger, now it's just another day of the week. I love the cool crisp mornings, being able to turn the A/C off and open up the windows. I love the season scented candles...pumpkin and cinnamon spices...MMMMMmmmm! So anyway here are a few pictures of Nathan at a local church "pumpkin patch"....
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How about this sunset?!....
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Ok on to Marshall, here is a picture below of his favorite pass time...I call it multi-tasking
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Below is a story that he wrote for his English class they had to write a story with a moral so below is his story. He really is a pretty good writer, I hope that he keeps it up. That was one of my biggest regrets in life. When I was in college, I had a professor that keep pushing me into writing and said I had talent and signed me up for honnors English writting class, but I never pursued it any further, I mean come on what kind of career could a writer have, or so was the thought that went through my mind. I really wish I would have stayed in college and pursued it, of course I don't regret what I dropped out for.....I'll give you a hint it begins with a M (marrige and motherhood, wouldn't trade being a full time mom for anything!)

Look Before You Leap

There once was a frog named Bobby. He had a rat friend named Maximilian, a.k.a. Max. One day they were walking and hopping to the neighborhood park. So over the hill and through the woods they went. As they were approaching a busy street corner Bobby spotted something shiny on the other side of the street.
“Stop Bobby” yelled Max. “Let me tell you something before you cross the street.”
“Ok” say Bobby.

Max began “A long time ago, my great-great grandpa was walking down the road. He was not paying attention to what he was doing. He crossed the street with out looking both ways. A big Mack truck came by and squashed my great-great grandpa like a pancake.”

Bobby looked at Max and said “Awe, Max, I’ll be alright!”
So off he leaped to see what that shiny thing was. As he leaped he forgot to take Max’s advice and he did not look either way when he crossed the street. Out of no where a black Dodge Viper approached at approximately 85 miles per hour and squashed him flat like a pancake just like Max’s great-great grandpa.

Max sighed and said “Poor Bobby.”
Then he took off and went to tell Bobby’s parents what had happened, and Max thought, if only he would have looked both ways before he leaped.

How cool was that, moral of the story look before you leap.
Well this month is the month for lots of Doctor appointments, Marshall will have an appointment with a new allergist tomorrow, one closer to home. We also have to have his cholestrol checked. Amelia will be going to see the Endocrinologist and getting a vein puncture stick for more counts, please pray that everyones blood counts will be good platelets up and cholestrol down!!! Nathan may take a trip abck to the pediatrician this week too he still has the infected lymph node, well it is still swollen. I hope to update more this week, maybe with the kids in their costumes have a great halloween.....

Ask Him.......
to forgive you when your humanness overrides your faith.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Boys and Their Toys

Boys And Their Toys.....

No matter the age, a boy and their toys always remain the same. It's true what they say about the only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys....

Here is my little boy playing on a nice morning with his toys......

Here are some more of my little boys toys....

Here are some of my "biggest" boys toys.....

Not sure what this is but he "had" to have it......
Here is the bushhog for the yard of weeds that is now the yard of dirt...the lawn mower back there and some other kind of blade for the tractor that he just had to have....
Here is the "toy" that he makes his living with...........

And here are a few pictures of my boys on the toy that Papaw B rented to help clean the yard.

Not sure who is having more fun...???

Check out the tounge....

You be the there really any difference between men and boys?

Thursday, October 11, 2007

How Bad Have You Got It?

How Bad Have you got it?

An unnatural obsession with this....

Has turned into this....

This is not the best stuff, but it's OK..especially if you like creamsoda.

But this stuff.....

This is my second favorite.

And this one, this is a favorite of the house!!

This is, I am afraid, the most to die for...from the smell all the way to the melt in your mouth flavor.

And who started this obsession?........