Monday, April 24, 2017

Just Stuff

I went to the Freeburg yard sales last week....I dug these out of a free box at one sale!

I bought Emily this little rolling suitcase thing...she liked it. I found her some clothes too and that is all I bought....Just don't need much of anything, I guess.
Picture of That Tree...taken today..

Little fellow in the flower bed by our front door...

Look at him!  I should have taken more time and tried to get a better picture!

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Church Dinner

The kids and I watched Richard cook some this morning for the church dinner honoring our graduates..the main dish was grilled chicken breast.

He also cooks several steaks to slice up and share...

the sun was bothering the kids...especially Tyler!

Too funny!

Richard works hard on these dinners and this one was so good, just like they all are!

Friday, April 21, 2017

Little Maries Bridge

New bridge over the Little Maries....people who live/work past this will be glad when it's done!

Pretty creek on a pretty day...we actually were here on Easter Sunday. This is looking upstream.

Been lots of action down on the gravel bar!

Looking downstream.

Water was clear and we could see minnows,etc

and could hear the water going over the rocks, very pretty sound!

Really big tree right before the bridge!

This is up past Brinktown....

Someone worked very hard building cages full of rocks to stop/slow the erosion. It appears to be working!

Bridge has seen better days!

Neat little structure! Would loved to have taken a peek inside! 
We enjoyed our outing late in the day on Easter....everything is so pretty this time of year!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Watch Out!

ha! cop watching the kids as the go down the back road to school.....Kind of funny because when the cop decides to sit and watch them he always comes just after 8 in the morning....if he showed up a bit earlier it might slow down some of the people going to work...when they go by way over the 30 then 45  mph speed it is he always misses them!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wildflower Wednesday

There are lots of these in the road ditches down our street.....They bloom in the evening. ..very pretty and are quite hardy!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Before our Florida trip, Richard had taken a gallon of wild mushrooms to our friend, Viola. She is an older lady and we like to bring her things like that, garden produce, etc.  and look what she brought us! a pan of home made cinnamon rolls! and they were still a bit warm!

and a wonderful apple pie she had made! it was still hot!
Pretty sure we got the better end of that deal!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Heading Home

I took these pictures on our way home.....Ozark, Alabama....having a crawdad and music festival! i bet it was a good time!

oh my.....we only went that fast for a few seconds.....he caught me trying to take a pic of the speedometer and gave me something to take a picture of....but honestly, sometimes I wonder why we even have speed limits....people don't seem to follow them!

West Plains, Mo   a huge yard of hardwood flooring...maintained by/for Armstrong Flooring...there was a whole lot of wood here!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

Pretty painted vehicle we saw on our trip....I looked up the website too!

These people were having a lot of fun....and I should have gotten more pictures....but they were having a doggie egg hunt that was rather well attended!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Happy Birthday and some Wildflowers

Here is wishing  a big Happy Birthday! to our youngest daughter! Hope your day is as super-fantastic as you are! and here are some pretty flowers for your day!  Yellow ones are some type of buttercup....took these at the river..

Wild Sweet William, up by the ramp..

Wild Geranium...picture taken on Tuesday in our yard...

Wild Sweet William by the water cistern, also in our yard!