A First Time for Everything

There’s a first time for everything and we have had many firsts packed into the past couple of months! We discovered a novel gem, right in our own town’s backyard, when we attended our first polo game at a local horse farm. There’s nothing like the thudding of hooves on a field of grass and

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Patriotic Family Photos

Here are the pictures from our photo shoot a few weeks ago! Only one week till our Tribute to America at Nelson Hall, so we’re busy practicing plenty of patriotic music! “And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; …but as for me and

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This n’ that

The past few weeks have been full of fun family times, beautiful spring weather, and preparations for upcoming events and concerts. On Susanna’s birthday, her younger siblings took her on a surprise visit to a local park for a brief walk in the woods together. At first, we were “on the fence” about how to

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To Florida and Back

This year we headed to Florida in March – the earliest we’ve ever gone – and what a great trip we had. Having made this trip annually for nearly ten years, we missed having Matthew, Kathryn and Daniel with us for many familiar stops and experiences. We don’t always get ourselves down to the beach

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Winter Snap

January in New England is typically snowy. This year our winter has been warm with icy snaps of arctic air in between. Our first real winter storm brought soggy snow that turned into rain and iced every tiny branch with glacier beauty. We reveled in the sparkling wonderland in the day and glistening moonlight at

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Mission Accomplished!

This week, we received our new Christmas CD project in the mail – it is now officially ready for distribution! It was a long process to put it together, and we’re grateful for Matthew and his friend Bobby McKeever who spent hours mixing and mastering. And now, finally, we have the hard copies in our

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Memorial Day Weekend

This year’s Memorial Day weekend was filled with sweet celebrations of life and family and country…kicking it off, a birthday party for our cousin Rachel’s little girl Emily (now 5!). They live in Texas and it was so nice to see them. On Saturday we went to MA for our cousin Nicole’s wedding rehearsal, hot

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Fun at Kent Falls!

A few weeks ago, Joel & Kathryn, Carolyn and Lydia went to a Photography Field Day at Kent Falls with James Staddon from Lenspiration, and his brother Jonathan. The weather was absolutely beautiful and we had a blast! We learned about the basics of photography: what is Aperture? ISO? Shutterspeed? (and much more), and got

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Happy Mothers Day!

We had a wonderful Mothers Day – all of our family was able to have lunch and spend the afternoon together! We enjoyed lunch together Then we took the opportunity to take family photos in the yard. It was starting to rain, but thankfully not too hard, so we didn’t get soaked and even were

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