Painting, Painting, Painting

Miss Samantha and I went out to a paint and glaze shop for an afternoon of painting. I kind of think it was suppose to be a couple hours of painting but turned into the afternoon. I chose a fairy house and she chose a mug to do for her Dad. After Samantha finished her […]


We took Samantha to the Renaissance Festival and she just had to have a Henna tattoo. Henna is a plant, when made into a paste by drying the leaves, mashing and mixing with water, lemon juice, or strong tea. It is then applied to the skin where it will stain the skin within minutes. The […]

A Scooter Ride

Steve gave some of the kids a ride on his scooter. I don’t know if there are any other pictures but these are the only two that were shared. Samantha really enjoyed her ride and kept wanting to go further and further. Not so sure Mom and Dad were happy that she enjoyed it. The […]

TBT Kisses & High Fives Video

This video was made on November 26, 2008. We had just finished dinner and were recording Samantha doing some of her sign language she was learning at day care. By pointing down she was wanting to get down from the table and patting her stomach she was saying please. She then was encouraged to interact […]

Tattoo Artist At Work

Samantha is very good at putting tattoos on so she helped Cameron with his. Even the adults put some on for the fun of it.

Young Photographer

We gave Samantha a camera for her birthday. These are pictures she took while we in Weston, MO for lunch. I think she did a good job!

Dreams do come true…..

Steve and Kristie took Samantha to Disneyland in February. When she saw the castle she said “dreams do come true”. She always said she wanted to go to the Disney castle someday. Holan and I finished up her birthday book over the weekend and this was one of the photos I download to go in […]

A Play In the Park

We went to see Peter Pan at the Theatre In the Park the other night. It was an excellent performance with kids playing the majority of the cast. We packed a picnic dinner, took our lawn chairs and settled in for a nice evening of entertainment. Holan and Kristie took turns playing with Samantha in […]

Two Little Girls–38 Years Apart

This is a picture of Kristie with her new tea set she got for Christmas in 1978. This is Samantha at midnight on June 29, 2013 making lemonade. 38 years apart but so much the same.