Category Archives: Friends

We’re Here!

We loaded up trucks on March 30… drove to our new home in southcentral Kansas on the 31st… and unloaded trucks on April 1st. We were blessed by a fabulous amount of help from loving friends and family on both … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Friends, Homemaking, House | 4 Comments

Mid-winter Gratitude

We made a “dash” trip back home to Hutchinson this last weekend, leaving Friday evening and arriving back at our Missouri home this morning at 7am. The whirlwind trip was prompted by the illness of one of Jonathan’s aunts, who has … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Friends, Gratitude | 3 Comments

December This-and-That (A Poly-Pictured Post)

A conglomerate post in which I shall gather “strings” from December not covered in other (existing or future) posts: Dad Smith’s Birthday The day after we arrived home from Florida was Dad Smith’s birthday. We didn’t make it out of … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Animals, Blessings, Friends | Leave a comment

A Visit from the Cousins!

We met up with my sister-in-love and The Cousins at Katie’s wedding on June 26. Ethan and Isaiah rode home with us that night while our girls stayed the night in KC with Beka, Chloe and Abigail, who drove over … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Blessings, Friends | 1 Comment

A Precious Wedding

On Saturday, June 26, a very special friend of mine* got married. We drove from one side of Missouri to the other and back again in one day to be there, and it was so worth it to see Katie … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Friends | 3 Comments

The Meeting of the May Day Babies

Some of you may remember me mentioning in my labor progress reports that friends of ours also had a baby on May 1st. Darling Elisabeth was born at home just after midnight and was taken to the hospital right away … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Blessings, Friends, Misc. | Leave a comment

BBC Weekend Family Camp

Last weekend, most of the folks from our chapel headed to Dayspring Bible Camp for a weekend family camp. Things didn’t officially kick off until Saturday morning, but we and Jonathan’s parents went down Friday night because that’s easier (and … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Blessings, Friends | Leave a comment

Birthday Bashes, Round 3 – Davey

Last Saturday, Davey turned 13! We normally have small family birthday parties, but he had requested to have some families over for dinner and some guys to spend the night, and we gave it the green light. You only turn … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Blessings, Friends | Leave a comment

Pictures!

I have at last uploaded some pictures from December to my Picasa albums. Click on the slideshows to see them individually, etc. The Byrd Visit: The Bloom Visit – did I even mention this?!? It was such a treat to … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Christmas, Friends, Parents, Slideshow | Leave a comment

Slideshows of Family Camp

For those who might just want a quick peek at our weekend family camp at Dayspring, here are a couple of slideshows:

Posted in Activities, Friends | Leave a comment