Archive for August, 2010

Lauren’s Toenails

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Lauren was at a birthday party where they painted her toenails. Pretty cool, girl:

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Final Day of the Retreat

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

We had an unbelievable but awesome late night last night, so we awoke kind of tired but in very high spirits. The end of the retreat was very special, and I didn’t get a lot of pictures today, but here are a few:

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Here’s the group photo from the Abba’s Way Website where they also have a much higher resolution version:

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Saturday at Father’s Heart

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Wow, what an amazing day Jake and I had today. Pictures and words can’t really describe what happened. We did a TON of stuff today. I didn’t even have the camera for a lot of it, but here are some pictures from parts of the day:

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Father’s Heart Weekend Day One

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Today was the first day of the Father’s Heart Weekend run by Abba’s Way. It was only a half day, but we did a lot. Jake and I explored Camp Widjiwagam, had a baseball clinic, a football clinic, went fishing and had a campfire with s’mores, among other things. It was also Jake’s “half birthday” (and, of course, Beth’s too, but I didn’t get to pick her up early at school and spend the weekend camping together). Here are some pictures:

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Brentwood Hot Spots

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

So I learned today that Jake and Beth have to have pictures of themselves at some of their favorite places in Brentwood for school. Oh, and they need them by tomorrow. So, we drove around and actually had a pretty fun time thinking of where to go. Here are the ones we liked:

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Wilson County Fair

Friday, August 20th, 2010

We suffered the traffic jams and lines to go to the Wilson County Fair tonight. Wow, was it big and crowded. We spent the whole time on rides, which worked out well since in years past we’ve often done everything except the rides. I couldn’t believe how late everyone wanted to stay up.

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Our Black Widow

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

The kids found this building a huge web in our back yard. Mister Grasshopper is not having a good day.

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Lauren is worried it might bite Abby:

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