Alex Archive

Memories of the Month {1.2015}

I was happy about: going to Gatlinburg with the Boy Scouts. I was sad about: hurting my back in Gatlinburg. Books I read were: Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes by Shauna Niequist. I didn’t watch any movies this month. TV Shows I watched were: CSI NCIS NCIS …

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Christmas 2014

Family Friday {Christmas edition} Christmas came and went so fast. We enjoyed our normal breakfast of apple dumplins and sausage balls. Opened gifts and then, Rob started preparing our Christmas dinner of homemade meatballs, sauce, and pasta. We had a scaled down Christmas and I was happy that everyone was just as happy. Drew got …

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Auburn Christmas Parade

On this Christmas Eve, many of us are busy hustling around getting last minute shopping trips, wrapping gifts, and cooking. I’m guilty of all three, I’m afraid. I thought I throw together a few pics from the Auburn Christmas Parade from a few weeks ago. All three 4 of my family members were in the …

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4 Wheelin’

Family Friday {4-Wheeler Edition} Earlier this month, we enjoyed a nice time visiting with one of our good friends, Mr. Paul, at his place. We enjoyed lunch at the Broadway Diner. Afterwards, we had a great time hanging out with Mr. Paul. The kids along with Drew’s girlfriend enjoyed driving a 4-wheeler and golf cart. …

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Colonial Day

Family Friday {Colonial Day} Since Alex is in 5th grade, it was the year to have Colonial Day. I bought Drew a Colonial Outfit back when he was in 5th grade and for him it was almost too small. So needless to say, I was concerned that Alex was too big for it. A couple …

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At the Farm

Family Friday {At the Farm edition} A few weekends ago my family and I enjoyed part of our Saturday at our friend’s Tony farm. Most years we go and hang out with Mr. Tony. It’s always a fun-filled day. The guys work hard cutting up firewood to use in our fire places, but then are …

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Acolyting at Church

At the end of the summer, Alex went to acolyte training at church. A few weeks ago, he and all the new acolytes were installed and recognized. He received his cross.

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Back to School {2014}

Yesterday was the first day of school and I’ve already belabored the fact I’m sick about it. Here’s my boys before their 1st day as a Junior and a 5th grader. Here’s a collection of all my Back to School posts.

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Saying Goodbye to Summertime…

As usual the summer blew by in a heartbeat and here I am, just sad that it’s over. I’m not super excited about the kids going back to school and starting their millions of extracurricular activities. All this means that quiet evenings at home are no longer. I have really enjoyed those this summer…a lot! …

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Lake Martin on Memorial Day

The Friday before Memorial Day weekend we loaded up the car for a fun weekend of camping on the lake with the F@rrow Family. Drew and his friend, Joe, who the 2nd eldest child of the F@rrow bunch, got to the lake early afternoon. When we arrived they had all of the tents set up. …

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Memories of the Month {11.2013}

This month I was happy about: just life in general. Excited for the impending holidays. This month I was sad about: my Dad’s diagnosis. Something I accomplished this month was: flying out to see my Dad.

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Alex at his 1st Elton concert!

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Another 1st

Alex’s first handbell performance today at church!

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Back to School {2013}

Can’t believe summer is over and I have a 10th grader and a 4th grader! Here they are from 2009 to now!Click to enlarge. Here’s a collection of all my Back to School posts.

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A Tradition at Lake Martin

Our friends invited us back out to the lake for Memorial Day. This is the first year we’ve actually got to camp and stay long than a day. View from the lake

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Arrow of Light Ceremony 2013

This past Saturday evening our Pack celebrated the accomplishments of 9 of scouts who have earned the Arrow of Light award. This year we did the ceremony at the Forest Ecology Preserve. Read what the Arrow of Light Ceremony/Award is here on the post from 2009, when the year Drew earned his arrow of light. …

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Alex’s Party Day

Saturday was Alex’s birthday spend the night party. 3 other boys arrived at 10am for a day of fun. Here’s a few pics to sum up the day. See list of all birthday posts.

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Blue & Gold Banquet 2013

My pic of the day is pics of the day, because I had several pics I wanted to post from the Blue & Gold Banquet. You can see ever more pics here. It’s amazing how a room can become so festive with lots of hard work from our great group of volunteers Alex getting his …

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