Tuesday, October 30, 2012

My oh my! I slepted in my curlers, then I fixed my hair for the history timeline event. After getting home I brushed out the curls....and this is what my hair looks like!! I did not use any products to get my hair this poofy! :D

Living History Timeline. It was awesome. So many people from different time periods. So much fun to dress up and portray a person from history.

The person I portrayed was Irena Sendler. She was a Polish social worker during WW2 who saved 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw ghetto.
Having fun with the camera.


Queen Esther

My friend was portraying Corrie Ten Boom when she was older. I was on crutches because my character (Irena Sendler) was tortured in prison and they broke her legs and feet and she never walked without crutches ever again.

A dear friend of ours. We pick her up every Sunday to go to church with us.
 Here are a few photos of some of the characters people portrayed.....
Maria Antoinette

My six year old little friend wanted to take a photo. The young man in the background was portraying Oscar Micheaux.

Harriet Tubman

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Fanny Hayes

( This beautiful little girl was born with no arms, one leg, and no jaw. But she is the happiest little girl)

Mary Elisabeth Bowser

We had about 30 kids who participated in the program. It was wonderful evening!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Good friends are like stars....



My best friends-sisters. We have known each other since we were little. Holly and Laura are actually "real" sisters. I'm the oldest (19), Holly comes next (18), and last but not least Laura (16). But in height I'm the shortest, then Laura is next and then Holly is the tallest. It looks like in the last picture that Laura is shorter than me but Laura was slouching (tsk tsk, Laura). I'm the runt of the litter. :)
Holly is the photographer (her blog), Laura is the artist-fashion designer (her blog), and I'm the musician-vintage fashion girl.
Our "quote" we like is: "Good friends are like stars...You don't always see them., but you always know they are there"
We love to go shopping, traveling, eating at Panera Bread, going on walks, looking at the stars ^^, eating at McDonalds, pile up on a couch and just talk. 
I thank God that HE has blessed me with such true, faithful, fabulous friends. I love you girls like crazy! <3>

Friday, October 19, 2012

I had a fantastic time when I visited some German friends for nine days who live in ABQ, New Mexico. They are friends with a German couple that brought their balloon to the Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. It's the world's largest hot air balloon festival. I was blessed to be able to be on the chase crew with my friends for the German balloon.


It was 30 degrees in the mornings but it warmed up later in the day.

Looking into the balloon.

I was on the chase crew for this balloon.

Our balloon is shaped like a German apple cider jug.

Up,up and away!

View from when I went up in the German balloon.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

The best way to start your day, is to read the Holy Bible.

(8) "Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things." (9) "What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me---practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you."

                                Philippians 4:8-9

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Our trip to Washington state and Victoria,Canada.

While in WA we went with my Aunt, Uncle, cousins, and brother to the famous hamburger joint called "Fat Smitty's." It was really good!
Family time
At Fat Smitty's you can decorate a dollar bill and pin it to the wall. Every month they donate the dollar bills to a charity.  This was my dollar bill :)

On the beautiful scenic route to see the Pacific ocean.

At the Pacific! It was 55 degrees, drizzly rain, and really windy!! It was beUtiful!

Sitting on the front porch listening to the waves crashing on the beach and sipping my wonderful coffee. *happy sigh*

They have amazing flowers in WA!

On the way back to WA from visiting Victoria,Canada. That is Victoria behind us. To the left is my Aunt who we were visiting in WA. My Uncle and cousins were not able to go with us to Canada.  It was sooo beautiful there!

Me in front of the The Empress. A big fancy historical hotel. :)     

We didn't know that it was Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee! This has only happened twice in history.  Can you guess who was the first Queen to have a Diamond Jubilee?   

Wonderful little Port Townsend!
As you can see the town is very close to the water.
My daddy and I waiting for my mom and Aunt.
In Seattle we got to visit my brother! :)
I took this photo from the plane on the way back home. This is Mount Rainer. Isn't it gorgeous??