|There is a fish store in Huntsville that we visit sometimes.|
Blessings abound for us right now, and we continue to be carried down this path in the protection of our Creator’s hands. I am mindful of His presence and of answered prayers as we enjoy preciously good days. Besides the trips to the clinic each week, and hearing me push Eli to eat and drink, we
|Eli was excited to get a couple of art pieces|
that we think are from the design team at Ford.
This one is of the '15 Mustang with a
personalized license plate that says "4 Eli".
|Wow, is that not cool. It is autographed by the artist.|
If you read much about Mister Rogers, it seems that the motivation behind his drive and the foundation of his thought process, is always about helping. Can you imagine basing your life’s work, and in his case legacy, on the pursuant of something you hate. And, he didn’t hate television, he hated what was on television, thusly the early departure from commercial television into the non-profit
|Caleb wanting to figure out how to fix the car.|
|Hg fussing about the double trouble - having to move trash|
cans AND getting her picture made. It's a hard-knock life.
Before the kids get out of the car in carline at school, I try to let the last thing I say to them be “Find someone to help with something today.” They usually roll their eyes, or like Abbey one time was yelling back “Huh? …. What? I can’t hear you!” Like she had never heard it the 52 other times that year I had said it. I’m hoping it will stick in the back of their minds somehow and kick into auto drive one day. I always give them a “go to” for situations, so for helping I tell them that they can always pick up trash or wash something. Those two things always need done and require no skill or knowledge beyond
|We were very bored without a car for three days.|
|Abbey especially loves Bible camp. She loves|
friends and everybody. Always proud of her
passion and compassion.
|The boys and I stopped at Cathedral Caverns after taking|
the girls to camp.
|The grass at the house was so tall that I cut Caleb some roads|
in it to drive the Barbie Jeep on while I mowed.
|Eli took a turn behind the wheel.|
Little Brayden is not doing well. The last I heard they will try to irradiate a tumor in his spine that is causing some pain in his legs, and they are trying a different chemo for him overall. His ability to talk is sporadic, and his mobility has become a challenge. It is heartbreaking.