Had the privilege of attending the graduation ceremony for this Class of 2017 last evening. The guys had very nice speeches… We wish you all the best in decisions you make in life.
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…
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 […]
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 […]
A spur of the moment quick trip to DC to visit my sister. I haven’t been there since Melchi was little. It has been on my bucket list to see the cherry blossoms in bloom. It wasn’t as pretty as some years, but we greatly enjoyed them. Some other highlights was the carousel ride, sightseeing, […]