Drew Archive

Memories of the Month {2.2015}

This month I was happy about: getting to eat good food in Texas. This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really good! Highly recommend. ✓ ✓ = Good, not great ✓ = Not much to talk about X …

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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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Drew’s 17th Birthday

Family Friday {Drew’s 17th Birthday Edition} Today my oldest turns 17! How can it be? It’s amazing how things change, but also how they stay the same. It’s really crazy to think that I’m old enough to have a 17 year old! Heck, I feel like just a couple years ago I was 17! I’ve …

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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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Homecoming 2014

How did Drew ask Caitlyn to homecoming? Drew and his beautiful date, Caitlyn, both looked amazing for Homecoming 2014 a few weeks ago. We met up with another couple that they were going to homecoming with for pictures at a hidden spot on campus that not too many people know about called Memorial Gardens.

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He Didn’t Procrastinate… {Homecoming}

Yes, there was a time when my teenage son did not procrastinate. School started and some of my friends who have kids in high school, reminded me that homecoming this year is early. They mentioned that they were urging their sons to figure out who they were going to ask and go ahead and git …

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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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Life Lately #4…

Life lately is filled with…

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Lake Martin on Memorial Day 2014

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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New Driver in the House

I snapped a few shots of my excited Drew after he was finally able to get his driver’s license today. He turned 16 a week and a half ago, but was waiting on the “Gold” card from the state. He took driver’s ed the 2nd 9 weeks and at the end of the class, which …

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Court of Honor

During the Boy Scout Court of Honor/Christmas Party, Drew and Vincent were recognized for their leadership as Senior Patrol Leader and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader.

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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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AHS State Semifinals

Today we got up, packed our bags, and headed from Spring Hill, FL to Mobile, AL to allow Drew to play with the band during his high school’s AHS State Football Semifinals game. It was a crazy, crazy game that came down to last 3 seconds when AHS stopped the other team from scoring the …

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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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Braces came off today!

Drew got his braces off today. I think I was more excited about it than he was. He has a permanent retainer on the bottom that is not visible. He will wear removable, plastic, see-thru retainers for top and bottom at night and when he’s home. Here’s a comparison of before and after.

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