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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

Look at the legs on this one!

Caleb was ecstatic when he caught this bullfrog last week! As you know, Caleb LOVES frogs and toads of any size but this year he has been especially fascinated with the bullfrogs that reside here at Treasure Lake. Believe it or not, he caught this one with his fishing rod. (The largest one to date.) He used a piece of hotdog and “teased” it close to the pond’s edge. This bullfrog was... read more

Blizzards in August!

Thankfully the blizzards were not of the snowy kind. Rather, they were the sweet and cool kind đŸ™‚ Yes, we went to Dairy Queen for a treat on Saturday due to having BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE coupons making it a reasonable price for us all. In fact this was tea. After eating a large Blizzard, we needed nothing else for the rest of the evening. Treasure Lake has really filled up today. Why? Southern Gospel Picnic... read more

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