Monday, March 28, 2011

God's Love

“Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not.” -C.S. Lewis

But Your love Your love The only the thing that matters is Your love
Your love is all I have to give
Your love is enough to light up the darkness
All I that I ever needed is Your love
-Brandon Heath

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Love Is In The Air

Sometimes with much work can be found much romance....a very true statement if you asked me.

Love is in the air everywhere I look around

Love is in the air every sight and every sound.... -Tom Jones

Up, Up and Away

This weekend among many activites the kitchen cabinets and cupboards were installed to the great delight of the whole family. The cabinets are beautiful and shine with a brilliance that comes only from pure cherry wood. The cabinets themselves are all handmade and crafted by our carpentorial genius, Mr. Clegg. One of other amazing things about them is that they all came from a grand old cherry tree in the backyard.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

And The Work Goes On....

What do you get when you combine grout-tile-cement-plywood-and lots of hard work?
A pristine and beautifully tiled floor!

Saturday, March 19, 2011

2011 FFA Tractor Show!

This Saturday I woke up bright and early and went to set up a farm display with my friend Isaac and his dad. We formed bright green hills and long brown roads out of sawdust. We also put up fences and placed buildings and all kinds of vehicles from trucks to tractors on the specified areas. We received 3rd and had a great time enjoying our country scenery. The "farm" was owned by a rich retired oil baron who owned over 35 tractors, believe me tractors are not cheap, and a fine selection of bovines.
The "clay" road.

A steer being loaded up into the trailer to be taken away to be made into burgers.

The grass looked greener on the other side of the fence.

Some of the "farmer's" antique tractors on display along with his BMW.

The south end.

International harvesting.

Drainage excavation.

The tractor shed.

Beef cows......wait what is that in the backround?

Its a police chase from the "Dukes of Hazard" !

Cows cooling off in the "pond".

Yeah 3rd place!

Friday, March 18, 2011

Thursday, March 17, 2011


Rebecca is now on the Upton Lake Volleyball team and they had their first game on Tuesday in which they won all 3 sets of the game. Thus bagging their first victory of the season.

(Credit goes to Anna for the pictures)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

After Demoliton Comes Rebuilding

Our friend and contractor, Lawrence, and Jacob got to work quickly after the demoliton. They took out our bay window and will soon be putting up cabinets, sheetrock, tile, and the many other things essential to building a new kitchen.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Twin Babydoll Southdowns!

This morning Rebecca went out to her sheep pen and found a wee lamb outside the sheep pen and another on its way out of its momma. They are both healthy and sucking well. These are Rebecca's first twins and so she gave them special names. The ram is named Ramekin, and the ewe is Raquel (a Spanish name meaning "ewe"). This birthing is a sure sign that spring is coming for when the lambs frisk the long grass will swish.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

All In a Day

On Saturday we all had a busy day. The kitchen was torn down, the 4-H public presentations where given, Dad went to a seminar in New York City, we had the Blues, Clarence, and Lawrence for dinner and we all were engaged in some kind of card playing.

Getting to work.

Ripping up the temporary floor.
Demoliton, one of my favorite things to do. My good friend, Andy, giving his 4-H presentation on how to write a song.

Me giving my presetation with the title being Lego, Not Just a Toy.

Rebecca presenting about her special breed of "Speedaryshires".Dinner time.

Dutch Blitz!