Sunday, October 31, 2010

Edgar Evins State Park

Had a nice walk at the park - all right, it was long, hard and uphill both ways. But it was still pretty even thought the leaves are almost gone.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Grandma looks happy

Anna is growing up - taking steps, saying words, getting spoiled by Grandma ...

We had a freeze here this morning, leaves are falling big-time, high of about 60 yesterday.

Have a great weekend - God is good.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Fall! It feels more like winter!

Downright cold evenings and cool days are here - brrrr.

We've had Cindy's brother and his wife here the past few days - great visit! Sorry for the lack of posts.

This picture should make up for it - enjoy!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Trunk or treat

I wonder who Reed and Anna were dressed up to be?

Rain and thunder all night long - still feel tired, not good. Have a great week - pray Cindy gets home okay tonight.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

I'm back

But Cindy is still spoiling grandkids in Ohio.

Last night was bath night, church is today - hope you are ready!

Good to be home again - God is good!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Driveway light posts

Do you like this for a driveway light? Maybe one on each side at the entry? (Actually saw them at Alvin York homestead)

Cindy flies out to Ohio today and back next week - grandkids look out!

I leave before dawn cracks tomorrow and back very late Saturday for a Christian Leadership Conference in Louisville, KY. I'll get to see Reed and Darin there too!

Pray for us as we all travel - no blog updates for a few days.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010


Not sure what happened - some kind of basement incident between Neidon and a piece of wood. We do know he now has 5 stitches and hopefully a cool guy scar.

The bandage looks great too - love you Neidon - get well quick!

Monday, October 18, 2010

One more year

This photo is actually from 2009 - just pretend it's from last week until I get a current one! I wonder if the theme was 'Princess' again?

A great week coming up - hopefully finalizing two contracts I've been pushing for several months. And then on Friday morning, off to a Leadership Conference in Louisville - and Reed and Darin will be there too! God is good.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

My little punkin's

Okay - this photo is a year old - but you get the idea. It's Fall!!

Leaves are turning colors big time here and the evenings are cool - ahh ...

Big pause.

Okay, enough of that, when's summer coming back?

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Alvin York trail

Greetings - like this bridge? It was on the path from the Alvin York house over to his burial plot.

A wonderful day here in Cookeville - miss you all.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Happy Birthday!

7 years old - Happy Birthday Kaireia! We love you too Kairou! Where have the years gone?

I love my grand children.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Almost here ...

Someone's birthday is almost here! 7 wonderful years :-)

Cool here today - leaves are turning, evenings are cool, frost on the pumpkin ....

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Three years ago

I love watching my grand-kids grow. God is not only blessing them now, but what exciting things does he have in store for their lives?

Isn't God good!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Growing up

Kaireia has a birthday later this week. She is growing up - way too fast.

We also heard Anna just took her first steps. Grandkids are great!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Back to work

Okay - your office may not look quite like this. I do like Neidon's dress code though.

This was taken two years ago today - lots have changed.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Ten Ten Ten

Where were you a year ago today? What has changed in your life? Are you allowing God to move you forward? Be sure to go to church today and have a wonderful day.

Saturday, October 09, 2010

Photo vault

I spent a few hours in the warehouse scrounging through old artifacts and came across this photo. Who in the world are those young kids?

Have a great weekend! Life is good.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Another week has flown by ...

A long week for the Monroe family - my nieces and nephews are amazing. You would have been proud of them at their dad's funeral yesterday.

Have a great day and try to get everything done so you can enjoy the weekend.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Another cold morning

Greetings - a whacky day - a funeral in Farragut this afternoon, probably drop by Sandra's house and then back home this evening.

We've had several mornings now with a hard frost evident. Hopefully one last time to mow the lawn and then it'll sleep for the winter.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010


Good morning - could you do me a favor and pray for Sandra and her kids today. My thought today is that God is in charge and I'm going to let Him be God, although my feelings may say otherwise.

I just want my sister and nieces and nephews to know how great is my love for them and that God loves and cares for them even more. God knows what is going on - PTL - He is in control in all things.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

A very cold Tuesday

Brrr - mid 30's outside this morning. I could use a grandchild sitting on my lap to warm up - and, of course, maybe read a book together.

Have a great day!

Monday, October 04, 2010

Happy Birthday Matt!

Pray for the Monroes as Larry passed away earlier this morning. I love you guys more than I can say.

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Hi folks, I'm standing

Anna doesn't need a hand to stand now. She's growing too fast - slow down!

It's cold outside! We had a great time at Shakespeare in the Park last night - blankets and hot chocolate sure helped though.

Have a wonderful week and enjoy church.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Hard work

I'd like to kiss the top of this little head. She looks might busy here.

A great day ahead - work on several church lessons, a couple of errands and Shakespeare in the Park tonight - better take some heavy blankets!

Have a great day - love you!

Friday, October 01, 2010

Biltmore blacksnith

I never thought I would live somewhere were anvil playing was an art form.

I start teaching a SS class this Sunday - we've been here over two years and I guess we checked out okay. They still have a few reservations about me - but who doesn't!