Monday, May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day



Wishing you a Happy Memorial Day!


Just want to send a word of appreciation 
to all of the soldiers,
past and present who've given us 
the wonderful gift of freedom .

We remember and honor your amazing service!
Thank you !


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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Thank You Thursday

Today our newest little blessing is one month old.

Our sweet Eloise Adele Miller was born
September 17, 2013 at 8:10 pm
Eloise {7 lbs,14 0z}

 We are so blessed to live close by.
Eloise had lots of visitors to give her a big welcome!
Nana & Grandad with all the grandkiddles

Marci captured this precious little moment … 
Sweet Oliver and his new baby sister.

 We love you Little Lulu 

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Another Anniversary

Happy Anniversary Mr. Mark!
via i heart inspiration
Today marks 34 years since 
Mark and I were married
A little  piece of valuable advice 
from wonderful President Monson: 
via facebook/mormon channel
I'm so Happy to Say
I did choose 
My Love”
and I do LOVE my Choice
truly I do!


Last year I got to teach a little class on marriage for one of our
quarterly Relief Society meetings. 
I love the topic and had so much fun preparing and finding resources. 
Should you ever want to read an amazing talk on marriage,
I found this one by non-other than Jeffrey R. Holland.{Truly I could listen to him every minute of every day.}
Love you Mark 
forever & always!
X0

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Curiouser



How's everyone's summer going?  We are having a good one here.  It seems extra hot and humid but I fear that is just partly "me".

Mark got me a new lap top so when Scott took off to Fort Riley, I gave him my PC.  I thought I got everything off of it that I would need but I have had some weird things happen since then.


I'm finding them all to be
curiouser and curiouser.



In iTunes all of the music that I downloaded myself from CD's is no longer in my account.  I had downloaded iTunes on to an iTouch and an iPad. When I sync those to the computer I am able to access the previous downloads but I haven't found an option to somehow get it back into iTunes.   So in short if I want to listen to any of the content previously downloaded I have to  sync the iTouch or iPad..  




When I go to sync music a note appears are you sure you want to sync this i(whatever) with your iTunes account and loose all of that content.  Well, why would I want to do that?  Curiouser


The other problem I am having is with my blogs.  I'm not sure if that is related to the PC issues or my doing from messing around with the privacy settings in Picasa.






So many posts have this beautiful gray circle in place of the picture.


 In 'Pinterest' where people have pinned something from a post the picture shows up on their boards but when you click through to go to the recipe, or what have you ... the picture is not there....just that  big beautiful gray circle.

I do want to get back into the swing of things and start blogging, at least a tad ~ but these days whenever I have a spare minute here and there I have been trying to locate and replace all my missing pictures. Some of these posts are from several years ago and  I can't even remember exactly what picture goes where! It is so exciting when I manage to find them. In some ways  this whole challenge has been kind of fun.  Finding the posts with missing pictures and figuring out what picture had been there has taken me down memory lane.♥

NOW ~How's that for a good attitude?   I AM trying.  Hopefully that counts for something.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Father's Day

Happy Father's Day
"It should have great meaning that of all the titles of respect and honor and admiration that could be given him, that God himself, he who is the highest of all, chose to be addressed simply as “Father.”"
—A. Theodore Tuttle, The Role of Fathers, Ensign, Jan. 1974, 66 
The Role of Fathers

Love these guys so much! 
Mr. Mark, Husband, Best Friend, Bishop, Grandad
Great Frog, Dad, Hero


Monday, June 10, 2013

Scotto




Happy Birthday

SCOTTO 

On May 24th we attended 198th Infantry Brigade Graduation.  Scott had completed his training at the United States Army Maneuver Center of Excellence in Ft Benning, GA.  Because it was the Memorial Day weekend, the ceremony was especially meaningful.  The graduation was two days.  The first day was the “Turning Blue Ceremony”. Mack shared this link on his Facebook  page :

The Infantry Blue Cord is presented to all qualified infantryman in the U.S. Army at the end of their Initial Entry Training. Officers commissioned into the infantry receive their Blue Cords at the end of the Infantry Officer Basic Course (IOBC)

Mack was there to put the blue cord on Scott at the  “Turning Blue Ceremony”.

It is hard to believe he earned his 10 years ago. 

The Infantry Graduation takes place at the National Infantry Museum. We had the opportunity to spend some time there when we visited Scott for Family Day. It was quite an experience.  You can learn and even experience through the eyes of a soldier  wars from 1898 to present. I really hope my dad can go there sometime.  He would love it.

It was quite an experience.  You can learn and even experience through the eyes of a soldier  wars from 1898 to present. I really hope my dad can go there sometime.  He would love it.

{Scott is in the 2nd row from the left 2nd from the front}


We were honored to hear from Brigadier General David B. Haight for the Graduation and Memorial Day Ceremony.

They have taken grass from our countries different battle fields  
to have placed in the grounds here. 
You can see in the picture above.



Thank you Cheryl Joy for taking all of the wonderful picutres!


Happy Birthday Scotto! 
You  have  made us  proud