Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Pictures

Laura recently won four tickets to an Astros game, so Ray took Becca, Laura, and Peter to the game.  They had excellent seats, yummy snacks, and a jolly good time.
 


Our potato harvest this year.


Flowers on our ginger plant.


A hawk.


Nephews advancing to lofty heights.



Cowboy on patrol.


Here comes Andrew!


Cousin viewing.


Brothers.


Cousins in a cubby.


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The Gratifying Part of Remodeling

It's always satisfying to complete a project, particularly if it is a project that makes a noticeable, significant improvement in something you see or use all the time.
 
One of the best parts is being able to compare the results with before pictures.  It makes the difference so much more dramatic!
 
So, ladies and gentlemen...
 
Before:
 

...and--drum roll please--

Now!

Monday, July 8, 2013

The Sands of Time Are Sinking

Our family sang this song together for my Grandma's memorial service. It beautifully expresses the way in which earthly joys fall far short of the joys of heaven-- which are not found in the outward gifts of God, but in the presence of Christ Himself.