Tuesday, May 21, 2013

a time to play

Sarah was Bashful in a "Snow White and the Family of Seven" play at Greendale School. She'll go to Greendale next year.

We spent a good part of a sunny Monday a few weeks ago at Hicks Lake. So fun. Thanks Dad and Mom K. for lending your canoe.

Lunch on a little island.

It was very hot and Sarah dunked herself in and out of the water after our lunch. I was determined to not swim and get hypothermic like I have been known to do in other cold lakes, but she inspired me and I also dunked in a few times. And I did NOT get hypothermic and felt refreshed for the rest of the afternoon :)

a peek into this and that

Jacob's first trip to the Dentist.

Mom A. and Jacelyn at Easter.

Easter eggs our own hens laid. Colorful eh?

There is a tiger on the trampoline. Can you spot him?
Ethan, Grandma A., Sarah and Jacob.

Great Grandma Lillian and Ethan.

Cherie, Grandma Lillian and Ethan, Grandad Darrell, four generations.
We celebrated Cherie's birthday early since she was in town.


Zoo trip

 In March we visited the Seattle Zoo with my parents and the Schulz family. We stopped at the beach the first day, slept overnight in Seattle, saw lots of creatures and headed home. We had a very nice time. Carolyn, I have even more pics of your kids to share with you sometime too :)

rainy day visitors

A while back (in March, I believe) we had Andy's Grandma Lillian Abrahams, Andy's Dad Darrell and Carolyn and Dave over for tea and a peek at the farm. Carolyn is Lillian's younger sister and they were visiting her.

Thursday, June 07, 2012

holes and contentment

Did laundry yesterday - noticed that a lot of my clothes have holes in them. Both pairs of my sleeping pants, one new shirt (in the armpit - I can fix that), a favorite T-shirt, my yoga pants (its small and in the butt area - no one will notice right? Maybe I should fix that one too with a few stitches). My organic cotton pj pants got a huge rip in the knee (I guess the fabric just got too thin). I will probably patch them, cause they were so comfortable.
It made me think of people world-wide and how many people wear their clothes till they don't cover them anymore. I am feeling more and more content and I still have plenty of clothes with out holes! :)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

May Long Weekend 2012

Looking at some rabbits that are hiding under there.

My Dad's side of the family goes on vacation every year on the May Long weekend. We had fun! So thankful to get away. We went to a resort in Parksville on Vancouver Island this year.


A walk with my Moms last Wednesday at Wilband Creek Park in Abbotsford. Sarah took the picture with no kids in it. Fun time.

Monday, June 13, 2011


This is what I heard from Sarah as she was in the bathroom yesterday.

"God always loves me." (reading the title of a book)

now singing:

"Taking children on his knee, saying let them come to me

God always loves me, God always loves me, God always loves me, the Bible tells me so

Jesus loves me still today, walking with me on my way, wanting as a friend to give, light and love to all who live,

Yes, Jesus loves me, Yes, Jesus Loves me, Yes Jesus loves me, the Bible tells me so"

I thought it was neat how she stuck the "God always loves me" phrase into the song. The Bible tells us this too, for sure.
And I include 2 pictures of Sarah because in one she is not looking as she normally does :)
Sarah with Auntie Aimee, and cousins Eva and Anna. Sarah had made the paper craft for Eva's 5th birthday.
Sarah and I before Sarah's dance performance at the Abbey Arts. She was in a Kid's Lyrical Class at Freestyle Dance Centre in Abbotsford.