Category Archives: Spring

We decided while the children are small just to do shorter trips more often. So one Sunday after church we headed to the Baltimore Aquarium for the afternoon. It poured rain and we had a long wait, so we walked around the harbor enjoying the sights and boats. Thankful for umbrellas, a stroller and wet […]

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The old barn is slowly getting finished. The west side is the last frontier for the outside. New boards and battens are being put in place and the stain will soon be applied. Windows were set in place as well. Good bye pigeons! There is still plenty to do inside the barn, but it is […]

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This handsome, snappy dresser, permit wielding, sociable guy has turned 16! I think it is pretty neat that he arrived on mom’s birthday those many years ago and this year he is 16 and she is 61. A  pretty special mother’s day gift…

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Ben is the last of the Martin’s to graduate! We had great fun stomping around the old quarry and woods near his place… (I think I have some good looking brothers;) Can’t wait to help him celebrate next week. Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!  And will […]

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I love Easter! I always look forward to spring… new life, blossoms, family times, enjoying just being outside, and especially celebrating Christ’ death and resurrection. I want to instill in our children a sense of wonder for it all. Melchi has said to me now several days in a row, “Momma, I want to have […]

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