Jacob’s New Job

I think I mentioned Jacob has a new job. He is still working a 12 hour shift at the Taco Bell on Saturday, but his new Monday-Friday position is as an electrician apprentice. He started Monday. School starts for him next week. He looks older to me this week….

Owen Elias

I’ve not posted many photos from Owen’s birth. Something little (like having a newborn, helping one son buy a house while setting up a second for his new job, FIL having open-heart surgery, and closing Mama’s final affairs, etc.), has kept me from having time to keep posting. Such is life sometimes. In any case…these are photos from baby day.…

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Weather Updates

Thank you for the prayer, dear friends! The Lord spared us any real damage. There are so many who have lost much over the past two days. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.

House Hunting

It’s been a strange experience- helping Joshua look for a home of his own. I love him and I want him to be happy, and have a family of his own. The other part of me knows I’m going to miss him horribly. The days of my entire family being under one roof are soon to be over. After several…

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Bad Weather

Please be praying for our family and our neighbors as we face severe weather this evening.

It’s Been Said…

“Luxury need not have a price–comfort itself is a luxury.”                                              —-Geoffrey Beene

Updates and Changing Seasons

Another pregnancy has come and gone. I am in awe of God’s grace and mercy to me this last week. Little Owen’s birth was long, but very easy in comparison to some I’ve had. I’m left with a healthy, precious little one that I just can’t kiss enough. I’m in love and I haven’t even had him a week. He…

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It’s Been Said…

“Adornment is never anything but a reflection of the soul.”                                             —-Coco Chanel

Quick update

Courtney, breaking into Mama’s blog here for a minute. =] Little Owen Elias arrived safely at 6:18 pm, and weighed in at 9 pounds, 16 ounces. Here is a quick “first pic”: I’m sure there will be many more to follow. Y’all know how it is with me and cameras. 😀 Have a blessed evening! ~Courtney

Baby Day!!!

Today is the day!!! Please be in prayer for our family. With love, Tracy

These Men Learn Early

I’m not sure I understand, nor will I, the obsession men have with power tools. This is Jackson watching as some family friends came to remove the trees that had fallen around our chicken coop: He hasn’t even turned two yet!