Last Saturday in Iowa

Grandma treated all of us to breakfast at Cracker Barrel. Here Josiah and Lizzie are playing a “huge” game of checkers. Breakfast was delicious! Unfortunately Jonathan had to work and couldn’t join us. We made homemade vanilla ice cream for the family reunion the next day. The ice cream was good to the last drop! […]

High Trestle Trail Bridge

On Friday evening, we drove up to Madrid. Just outside of town, we parked our SUV and hiked about half a mile to the High Trestle Trail Bridge. Here is a selfie with a photo-bomb by Lizzie. We arrived as the sun was beginning to set. At sundown, the lights come on the bridge. The […]

Iowa State Fair 2018

Grandma Stogdill treated us to a day at the Iowa State Fair. We arrived in the morning on opening day. We always start by getting weighed at the Varied Industries Building. Here are Grandma Stogdill, Josiah, Nicole, Lizzie, Jeri and Tim after our weigh-in. Next stop for Grandma, Jeri and Tim was to get a […]

Last Day in Moline

Josiah helped Tim take a load of stuff to donate to Salvation Army. Back in seventh grade (around 1971), Tim wanted to learn how to play the guitar. Here’s what got him started…a course that came with an audio cassette and a book. Remember this was before there were VHS tapes or even YouTube. After […]