4th of July {on the 7th}: a snapshot of South Texas


For the past 3 years, my parents have traveled down to my sister-in-law’s small hometown in south Texas to celebrate the 4th of July on whatever Saturday is closest to it.  It’s where my brother, Billy, and his wife, Becky, got married 10 years ago and wehre Becky grew up and her parents still live: […]

The Beach & A Really Great Tandem Slide!


Well, December 31st dawned hot and humid and perfect for the beach.  Truly spur of the moment, Josh, Sarah, and I loaded up the kids and made the 30-minute drive to the Port Lavaca Beach.  Luke got a lot braver and splashed right in this time.  We loved watching them run through the water together! […]

Texas Zoo Last week, my parents came down to Victoria to spend a few days with my us at my in-laws’.  One day, my parents and I took Rebekah to the zoo while Luke napped.  Before you feel too sorry for him, I promise we will take him, too, another day! Like the Children’s Museum, […]