From left: John, mema (my mom), Allison, Alex, and nephew Will--who doesn't 'belong' in that crowd, but rode the Megabus from Chicago to Des Moines that day so he could spend Christmas in Sac City the next day. Samantha and Allison provided the 'car service' and retrieved him from the bus station.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Friday, December 30, 2011
Christmas if more fun with small children, and great-nephew Blake and Izaac both enjoyed opening presents!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Thursday, December 22, 2011
So the backhoe was finished on another job and came this afternoon to get things started for the new septic system that has to be installed Friday.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Yes, there are some disadvantages to living in the country, but we think it's still better than living in the city (like we used to). (I took this picture through a dirty back porch window--oh well.)
Saturday, December 17, 2011
John noticed this whole in the ground where the access cover was, a couple of feet long and a foot wide.
Monday, December 5, 2011
First it rained, then it snowed. Now, it's gotten even colder!
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Tuesday a box was delivered from Amazon. I LOVE Amazon for the variety of selections, prices and delivery, especially at Christmastime!