Thursday, March 31, 2011

339. Spring!

340. Planting

341. Playing

342. Dirt under my fingernails
343. Flowers

344. The newness of Spring
345. Singing hymns with Sophie

346. A great Sunday

347. Aggie basketball
348. Summer planning
349. Playdate for John Curtis AND mommy
350. Cooler weather
351. Snuggling with my little boy on the couch
352. Allergy medicine
353. Thursday mornings
354. Babies growing stronger

Saturday, March 26, 2011

317. Contentment

318. John Curtis singing on the swing
319. Pinwheels
320. Singing in chapel
321. Little man falling asleep under his train table
322. Family reading God's Word together by candlelight
323. Comfort from hearing His Word
324. Breakfast in a tent
325. Easter decorations
326. Bunny masks
327. Hours playing in the backyard
328. JC's prayer - "Dear God and Jesus, I hope you have a lot of fun at Easter and that there are a lot of bunnies."
329. Dinner conversation
330. A hug from Sophie
331. "Can I sit with you, Mom?"
332. Taylor making dinner
333. Time alone together
334. The morning sky
335. First dinner of the year on the back porch

336. New haircut



337. Water gun fights

338. Bubbles

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


307. Counting with John Curtis

308. Starting a new tradition

309. Candles
310. No guilt in life
311. No fear in death
312. Free babysitters
313. Laughter
314. 4 year olds dancing on a Monday morning
315. Bright green leaves
316. Tag at the park

Friday, March 18, 2011

More Spring Break!

297. Pedicure
298. A clean van
299. Adult conversation and good food with friends
300. Three hours alone in the car

The kids stayed at Grammy and Bumpaw's all week and had a great time.

On Monday night they went out to Daddo's farm.

On Wednesday morning Sophie met Tate at Central Market for a cooking class.

John Curtis roamed the store with Grammy eating seaweed.

The finished product

I arrived Wednesday evening just in time to eat David's yummy fried fish at the Hamilton's.
301. A fish fry
302. Friends who are more like family
303. Watching our kids play with each other like we used to

The kids and I stayed until today. We did a lot of shopping and playing.

304. Shopping with Mom
305. New clothes
306. New shoes
307. Counting with John Curtis

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

274. Spring Break!

Yea! It was time for a break. Sophie's school celebrated with an end of the week picnic.

Then Friday night we headed out to camp at the new Water For All property in Paint Rock. They will be doing drilling classes there starting next week and the place needed a little fixing up. Lots of deacons and other people from the church came out to help. Only a few of us were brave enough to camp out, though.

275. Camping out

276. Singing together
277. Stars filling the West Texas sky
278. Children's playful screams in the dark

279. Sleeping in a tent
280. Working together
281. A ministry that makes a difference

282. 4 people in 2 sleeping bags
283. Cuddling close with Sophie

284. A porcupine in a tree

285. Kids squealing with the water hose
286. Freedom in Christ

After church on Sunday we headed to Inks Lake for another night of camping.

287. Beautiful weather
288. Canoes

289. Roasted marshmallows

290. Games around the lantern
291. Rain falling on the tent
292. Our new air mattress

On Monday morning we went to the Longhorn Caverns. The kids have been watching Planet Earth and were fascinated by the caves so I wanted to take them to see real caves.

293. Caves

294. A hike with Gracie
295. Bald eagles

Mom and Dad had been in Fredericksburg for a wedding so we met them and they took the kids home with them for a few days.

296. Date night