Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 30

M’s week 47


47 week photo This has been a fantastic week!  Neil and Julie and their little baby girl came down to visit and Kenny’s Mom and Dad were down for the weekend too.  We had so much fun with all of them.  I stayed up until TWO in the morning hanging out with two of my …

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Apr 29

What Makes Our Marriage Work – Keep Trying


One great thing about a good relationship is that it is always evolving.  Kenny and I aren’t perfect by any means and we don’t have a picture perfect relationship but we love each other so much and we make it a priority to keep working on our relationship.  It seems like so often today people …

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Apr 28

Sunday Scripture: Proverbs 16:24


Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.  Proverbs 16:24 I wrote about 1 Corinthians 16:14 two weeks ago and I am still finding myself short on patience and quicker to anger than I would like.  I seem to have a lot of patience when it comes to our …

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Apr 27

Audubon Insectarium: Making the Creepy Crawly Less Creepy

Blue Butterfly

The Audubon Insectarium is home to all things that are creepy crawly, which hopefully by the time your visit is complete you will see insects in a different light.  The Audubon Insectarium is one of the largest museums of its kind with 23,000 square feet dedicated to hundreds of thousands species of insects.  This is …

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Apr 25

The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay


The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay “Always in life an idea starts small, it is only a sapling idea, but the vines will come and they will try to choke your idea so it cannot grow and it will die and you will never know you had a big idea, an idea so big …

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Apr 24

New Orleans Botanical Garden:Big Blooms in the Big Easy

Pink Orchid

The New Orleans Botanical Garden makes for a nice stop while taking in the lovely City Park in New Orleans.  The Garden originally opened its doors in 1936 as part of the WPA program and now is home to over 2,000 varieties of plants from all of over the world.  The New Orleans Botanical Garden …

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Apr 23

10 months: a letter

gazing at daddy b&w

My precious little dolly girl, you just light up Daddy and my life.  You are becoming such a real little person with your own opinions and thoughts.  You are growing and learning new things every single day.  It is such a joy to watch you go about your day, seeking out new things to explore …

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Apr 22

Monday Musing: Yellowstone It Is!

yellowstone fountain

Karen and I would just like to thank all those that voted the poll that has been running these last couple of weeks, and we are very excited that you have chosen for us to go to Yellowstone for our next big vacation.  It will be my fourth time going and Karen’s second.  We both …

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Apr 21

Sunday Scripture: Psalm 104:24


O Lord, how many are Your works! You made them all in wisdom. The earth is full of what You have made. We have spent a lot of time outdoors this weekend and we find ourselves just gazing in wonder at the beautiful, colorful flowers and the crisp green grass.  The trees just starting to …

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Apr 20

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas: Perfect Rainy Day Adventure

Walkthrough Tunnel

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas was the perfect place for Karen and I get out of the rain while we were in New Orleans.  When planning our trip we knew that we wanted to see the local zoo and after finding out what the price of admission was we figured it was in our …

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