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Ozark Community Christmas

All I can say is that we are SO blessed and privileged to live in Branson where there are SO many top-notch performers! Okay, so you know I have way more to say than that! Let’s back up to last week! On Wednesday morning we heard the tragic news that our good friend Mendie, from Oklahoma, had died suddenly on Tuesday evening! What a shock! She was only 56 and left behind two children, 13, whom she had... read more

Uncle Quentin, Aunt Fanny, George etc. on Thanksgiving :)

2 photos in this post  Thanksgiving morning dawned bright, dry and absolutely gorgeous so we decided to take a hike. All 6 of us (Michelle included) set off for the conservation trail beside Treasure Lake. Caleb wanted to do the Homesteaders Trail this time which we have not done in 3 years. The trail (a loop) is 3.4 miles so when you add in the distance to get to the start we did just over 4 miles.... read more

Someone turned 9 today!

3 photos in this post What a glorious day to celebrate Caleb’s birthday! After cold temps this week, today was in the 60’s. Caleb has been wanting a drone for ages and ages SO we bought him one for his birthday. (This kid likes ALL things technical.) Not much time to play with it today though as he also wanted to go on the Branson Scenic Railway, another thing he had been asking to do for... read more

The first visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Yesterday was the packing party at church for Operation Christmas Child (OCC), part of Samaritan’s Purse. Churches, individuals, schools and more gather items each year to put in boxes. These boxes are then shipped and delivered to children all over the world. Yesterday we helped pack 700 boxes, the most our church has ever done. Into each box went a cloth drawstring bag to carry all their goodies,... read more

Fresh farm eggs and more!

A new friend blessed us with several dozen fresh farm eggs! Caleb was very curious to see what color the eggs were and delighted to discover they were both brown and green! Absolutely delicious and we are all VERY appreciative 🙂 Did I tell you about the leak we found in the camper? Actually I should ask if I told you about the damage caused by a leak we found?! It was one of the days when we were... read more

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