A Tribute to Pops

To a very dear couple who have been so dear to our hearts. You two mean everything to us. You took us into your lives when we needed family the most. Today is your 93rd birthday Pops and you’re still going strong. You two are an inspiration to me and I pray that I will […]

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UP4014 Steam Engine

August 2013 the Union Pacific started to restore the UP4014 Big Boy and it took approximately 2 years. Well, today we were blessed enough to be able to see it in Benson, AZ. You will need to look up all the YouTube videos and write ups about it, it is one of many restored back […]

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Early Winter Weather

Our grandson was born early and I was excited that we would have more time with him before we had to leave, BUT winter is coming early.  Welcome to our family Easton. Nana and Papa will see you again in the summertime.  Here is Avery greeting her little brother for the first time… We were […]

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The Blue Jay

I was fortunate enough to catch this beauty out my daughter’s back door yesterday. They don’t sit still very long, so it was hard to catch a clear photo. When I used to hunt in Michigan years ago, I would hear the Blue Jay all the time. They are a noisy bird that I always […]

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Summer Time 2019

It has been fun in ND with our family. Went for a walk the other day and was able to catch this little critter up in the tree, watching us go by. It has been in the 80’s and 90’s a lot here which makes us get tired even quicker. The grandkids have been busy […]

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In the darkness…

At 3:16 am this morning I awoke to the darkness of a new day. Tried to go back to sleep but quickly realized that was not going to happen. All to many times in my life this is when my Lord can speak to me and actually have my undivided attention. In the darkness I […]

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Happy Father’s Day

Went for a ride today for Father’s Day and saw some more beautiful countryside that God gave us. Saw this doe and she thought she was hiding from us. So glad for the great camera that I have to focus in on her. Early this morning before we left we saw this Northern Flicker in […]

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