Category Archives: Family

More Dick Pinney Murals

Just before school started I watched Rachel for a couple of days. One day we went to see the 3D movie, G Force, but the big deal was what we did on the second day. You may remember that Rachel … Continue reading

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Our Loreleis

Today is Wendy’s birthday! All those years ago we were trying to figure out what to name her. We hoped she would be a girl for any number of reasons, one of which was we used up all our boys’ … Continue reading

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Rachel Sees Art

We had Rachel come and stay with us last weekend. I didn’t pick her up till after work on Friday. Karen stayed at home because she wasn’t feeling all that great and since I stopped and chatted a little, it … Continue reading

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Dick Pinney – Latest Murals

Rachel had a day off school on Monday and she stayed at our house. After the flood last summer, many of the places that had Dick Pinney murals were closed. They have started to reopen and we used Rachel’s day … Continue reading

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Happy 2009

We are delighted to add a new member to our clan. Augie joined us last August and this is the first Christmas picture he has participated in. Wendy, Zach and family came early and stayed till the 31st. We drove … Continue reading

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Poor Ben

Last weekend, Karen and I watched Ben and Rachel while Lance and Cherise went to the movie. They went home afterwards, but the next day I got a phone call from Lance and he said, “Well, we just got home … Continue reading

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Art in the family

Karen and I got this wonderful care package the other day. Wyatt did a series of drawings and his mama sent them our way. The most interesting ones (featured below) were identified. There were a couple of others that were … Continue reading

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Rachel Visits

We like to have our grandchildren visit us every few weeks and this weekend was Rachel’s turn. We picked her up after lunch on Saturday and when we got home Karen cooked up a batch of sugar cookies for Rachel … Continue reading

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Our Trip to California – Part 2

We went to the beach at Half Moon Bay on Friday. When we first got to town we stopped at a seafood restaurant, Sam’s Chowder House and had lobster rolls. They were pretty tasty. Then we headed for the beach. … Continue reading

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Our Trip to California – Part 1

On September 16 we flew to California to visit Wendy and family and to hold our new grandson August for the first time. We had to drive to Des Moines to catch the plane because the air fares out of … Continue reading

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