Smith Family Christmas

Saturday was the annual Smith Family Christmas in Young Harris, Ga – the one Sunday every year when I get to visit with my Smith cousins.  Zollie and I met in Gaffney – not our original plan, but I had given him bad directions, so he missed the Earl exit.  And he got in my […]

Adam’s New School

Adam was actually supposed to move into the new Language Immersion School in Rock Hill at the first of the year, but the building wasn’t finished.  The move is now due to happen over the Christmas holidays.  I had not seen the sign in front of the school until I was in Rock Hill this […]


This week when June and Mason were here they helped us decorate our Christmas tree.  I was trying to get a picture of that, but obviously pushed some serious zoom on my camera, and got this picture of June Bug instead :-).  I thought it was cute, anyway.

Charlie’s Christmas Band Concert

Tonight was Char’s band concert – the first one we’ve ever been to – and we thought they did such a great job.  Alas, we could not see one square inch of Charlie while he was on the stage playing, but I did get this picture of him as he was standing up to leave […]

VEX Robotics Competition

Yesterday Clover hosted the day-long mid-season robotics competition, and I had promised Lindee long ago that I would help work the concession stand.  Here is Mallory getting a bottle of water to get her through the afternoon. 🙂 Mal and one of her good, good friends, Shayla, after they finished their final preliminary competition and […]

Christmas Festival of Tables

Yesterday was the big festival at our church.  I wasn’t able to be there, so Friday night on our way home from the craft show we stopped by to look at the tables that were decorated.  There were some that had not been set up yet, but the ones that were just were amazing.  That’s […]