Time, once again, for the 12 pictures on the 12th of the month. This month was special, though because we had a get-together to celebrate my dad and give him strength and encouragement as he battles Leukemia. He has a few rough weeks/months ahead of him, and we wanted to get his friends and family together while he's feeling pretty good.
|9am - on our way to church|
|10am - no pics during the sermon! Listening to Pastor Drebes|
|11am - on our way home for lunch|
|Noon - Yummy smoothies for lunch! The kids sucked them down quick.|
|1pm - Poor Angel doesn't get much attention now that he has 3 human siblings.|
Thought he deserved a big pic. He looks so sweet in the basket.
|2pm - Home Spa Time! The last few |
months have been so crazy, that
I had let my color go, and my grey
was overpowering. Time to be
a brunette again!
|3pm - toes needed a little TLC, too. Now I have Happy Feet!|
|4pm - All done and ready to go!|
|5pm - We're at Brent and Jana's and having a good time. No keeping track of time from here on out. Just enjoying our time together with family and friends.|
|Looking good! Hanging out on the back porch watching all the grandkids play.|
|Ron (my dad), Barb (my mom), Bill (one of my dad's best childhood friends), Scott (my brother), and Jackie (Bill's fiance).|
|Yikes! Found a snake in the yard!|
|Luke wants to be just like the big guys.|
|All 8 cousins in one place, AND looking forward! It's a miracle!|
Nicholas, Cate, John, James, Patrick, Bella, Luke, Laney
|The whole Oringderff / Merfen / Holtorf family!|
|The whole party! It was a wonderful evening. Thanks to Brent and Jana for hosting!|
|Enjoying time outside in the lovely weather.|
|Reminiscing about old times|
|Could hardly keep Dad inside. He really loves being outdoors, |
and watching the little ones was a great bonus!
|Jerry became a human jungle gym for Bella, Patrick, and James!|
|We ended the evening around 9:30 looking for fireflies in the backyard. Great end to a wonderful night!|