Idaho

We had a really nice weekend up in Idaho. My sister and her family made the trip up from Nevada, and we all met at my parents’ house for sometime together. It usually happens every few years or so where we are all able to get together. We always try and get some updated family pictures during these visits.

Grammy and Grampy with their grand kids

My mom, sister, and me with all the kids

Trinity and Catheryn had a blast together. As a matter of fact, they were always off doing things together, so the rest of us rarely saw them! I am so glad they were able to spend the weekend together. It makes me happy that no matter how long between visits, they always seem to pick up right where they left off the last time.

These two were inseparable

All of the kids are growing up so fast. My oldest nephew is 21 already, with his brother not too far behind him at almost 17. Then comes Liam at 14, the twins are 12, and Trinity is about to turn 11.

All the cousins

My only complaint about the weekend is that it went by way too fast. I wish we had had a little more time, but then time always goes by too fast when you are having fun…

Back Home Again

The kids and I returned home last week from an event-filled three-week trip back west. We had a wonderful time visiting with family and friends, some of which we hadn’t seen in a couple of years, some even longer. There are so many stories to share but I don’t know where to begin, so I have decided to simply share a few photos instead.

It was hard to say good-bye, as it always is, but it felt good to come home again. Hopefully Rob will be with us the next time we make a visit.

I would like to send out a special thank you to our family and friends who put us up and put up with us. We are a handful, especially for everyone who normally enjoys a nice and quiet house. We sincerely appreciate everything that you did for us. We love you all.