Saturday, August 30, 2008

To my gals!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM AND CARLEIGH!!! Yesterday was mom's 50th! I can't believe it, she is still as beautiful as ever and today is Carleigh's 18th! Whoa, she is now an adult, I can't believe that either (cuz it's simply not true!). I love you guys!

Tuesday, August 19, 2008


Yeah, this isn't the cutest picture of Caden, but it does show his new haircut while he's helping daddy install his new exhaust system on his bike...we have decided that as cute as we think the new haircut is, we miss his long hair! )c:

Fashion 101 by Caden

So what the heck is this picture, you might ask??? Just a taste of my son's wonderful fashion sense: A motorcycle helmet, motorcycle glove, and one of MY shirts that looks like a dress on him. And no, I did not set up this picture! He is obsessed with strange things, like all of Josh's motorcycle gear (understandable) and just this particular maternity shirt of mine (just strange). But I find that the more pregnant and tired I get (only 2 1/2 months left! only...hahaha), the less I care what entertains this long as he's happy!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

God Bless America

So I don't usually like to forward things, but I just loved what Paul Harvey had to say about prayer in this one. I know I get sick of hearing about all the places where Heavenly Father has been banned and I was so grateful to hear that at least one person in our media still has some morals!!! It's a long one...

Paul Harvey says:
> I don't believe in Santa Claus, but I'm not going to sue somebody for
> singing a Ho-Ho-Ho song in December. I don't agree with Darwin , but I
> didn't go out and hire a lawyer when my high school teacher taught his
> Theory of Evolution.
> Life, liberty or your pursuit of happiness will not be endangered because
> someone says a 30-second prayer before a football game. So what's the big
> deal? It's not like somebody is up there reading the entire Book of Acts.
> They're just talking to a God they believe in and asking him to grant safety
> to the players on the field and the fans going home from the game.
> But it's a Christian prayer, some will argue. Yes, and this is the United
> States of America , a country founded on Christian principles. According to
> our very own phone book, Christian churches outnumber all others better than
> 200-to-1. So wh at would you expect--somebody chanting Hare Krishna? If I
> went to a football game Jerusalem , I would expect to hear a Jewish prayer.
> If I went to a soccer game in Baghdad , I would expect to hear a Muslim
> prayer If I went to a ping pong match in China , I would expect to hear
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> And I wouldn't be offended. It wouldn't bother me one bit.
> When in Rome .......
But what about the atheists? Is another argument.
> What about them? Nobody is asking them to be baptized. We're not going to
> pass the collection plate. Just humor us for 30 seconds. If that's asking
> too much, bring a Walkman or a pair of ear plugs. Go to the bathroom.
> Visit the concession stand. Call your lawyer!
> Unfortunately, one or two will make that call. One or two will tell
> thousands what they can and cannot do. I don't think a short prayer at a
> football game is going to shake the world's foundations.
> Christians are just sick and tired of turning the other cheek while our
> courts strip us of all our rights. Our parents and grandparents taught us
> to pray before eating, to pray before we go to sleep. Our Bible tells us
> to pray without ceasing. Now a handful of people and their lawyers are
> telling us to cease praying.
> God, help us. And if that last sentence offends you, well, just sue me.
> The silent majority has been silent too long. It's time we tell that one or
> two who scream loud enough to be heard that the vast majority doesn't care
> what they want. It is time that the majority
> Rules! It's time we tell them, You don't have to pray; you don't have to
> say the Pledge of Allegiance; you don't have to believe in God or attend
> services that honor Him. That is your right, and we will honor your right;
> but by golly, you are no longer going to take our rights away. We are
> fighting back, and we WILL WIN!
> God bless us one and all...especially those who denounce Him. God bless
> America, despite all her faults. She is still the greatest nation of all.
> God bless our service men who are fighting to protect our right to pray and
> worship God.
> Let's make 2008 the year the silent majority is heard and we put God back as
> the foundation of our families and institutions .. And our military forces
> come home from all the wars.
> Keep looking up.

My Hero!

We went to Elephant Butte this weekend and instead of posting MORE pics of us camping/fishing, I decided to post the pics of "Josh the Rattle Snake Slayer". That's right, we walked out one morning and there the little sucker was, just chilling right in front of one of the tents. So, Josh, being the manly man that he is (c:, grabbed the fishing net and an ax and chopped it's head right off. Crisis averted. But man those things are scary!!!