Going Up!

I was looking through pictures and discovered these treasures from ten years ago.  

If I remember correctly, Megan thought the whole trip up was great fun.  Adrian was taken a little higher.  He enjoyed the experience, but preferred everything to the landing.  While (almost 3) Megan had lots of hands eager to help her, 7 year old Adrian was considered big enough to “land” on his own and the last drop was not smooth.


“Sad Sack” II

Do not let these puppy dog eyes fool you, this puppy is not at all sad. He is planning his next mischief!

Meet the newest member of our family, Cy. Cy is Audrey’s puppy. She has been wanting a friend for Tyson and when she mentioned that she knew of a puppy that Daddy would really like…

He sits beautifully on command and is super sly on stealing socks. Everyday he seems to learn something new. Audrey is doing a great job on his early training. I know there is a lot more that he needs to perfect and I think she will be a good trainer.

“Sad Sack” – Thor

“P.S. I Love You, 58 Years”

Today is Daddy’s and Momma’s 58th Anniversary. For a surprise, Daddy played a solo “P.S. I Love You”. This is how they introduced the song,

“Gordon Jenkins and Johnny Mercer got together in the early 1930’s and wrote “P. S. I LOVE YOU”.  About 60 years ago a young man met and fell in love with Pamela Soboczynski.  58 years ago she married that young man, who as it just so happens, plays French Horn in this group.  Today that older French Horn player would love to tell his Pam:  “P. S. I LOVE YOU”.

“Summer School” otherwise titled “Missing Van”

I was going through pictures and discovered this one of the children studying outside on a beautiful day. It brings back wonderful memories of learning together and the silly things my children enjoyed doing.

But is also represents trusting God when things are “missing”. We see him provide so often and sometimes waiting is hard, but thankful that he knows ahead of time what is happening. Looking forward to seeing the van God has picked out for us 🙂

Morel Mushrooms

We were able to find some morels this last week. We found enough to try them this year.

I enjoyed them, but I like mushrooms. Mushrooms are not very popular with my family, but every one tried them. Mark and Katie came for a very short visit, and they were able to try for the first time also. I would not purposely pay for more, but if I found them, I would enjoy.

I am just learning about morels. My niece and sister taught me what to look for. If you find some and want to try them, remember:

  • Be sure you know positively they are morels (learn with someone who knows).
  • They have a “deeply pitted” or “honeycomb like” cap.
  • Hollow centers.
  • The cap and the stem connecting as one at the base.
  • The stalk is typically quite thick and smooth.
  • Before cooking, clean them well.
  • Always cook morels before eating.