Wednesday, May 13, 2009

A Day for Mom (me)!

 

 Mother's Day started off with all of us serving a brunch to our campers at Big Canyon. We said good-bye to them. Relaxed at home.

Then we played!!

We all hiked to the Cottonwoods.

ALL (defined as) - us, the dogs and all of the baby goats.

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Tess had such a great time with our newest goat following her.

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Hudson had to play "kid-herd" for one of the babies.

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Brian and Tess eating grass and chewing their cud.

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For those of you who do not know, "The Cottonwoods" is a place just south of our home and provides us with a place to cool off...

A POND!!

Fully equipped with a rope swing.

Some chose to get wet... (crazies!)

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And others just enjoyed swinging over the pond while staying dry.

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I am so thankful for each one of my children. They are, truly, gifts from God.

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"How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! ..."

1 John 3:1

I am also thankful for the love God lavishes on me ~ so much that He calls me one of His children. What an honor!!

 

5 comments:

Cinnamon said...

That looks like such fun! I bet you "all" visit the cottonwoods a lot when it's warm. What fun!!
Your are very blessed~

~Cinnamon

~Bren~ said...

You truly are blessed! What a beautiful family. It's not 100 kids like I have, but you are doing your part! ;) *grin*

Andrea Cherie said...

Happy Mother's Day, you have so many beautiful blessings!

in a world surrounded by men said...

Crazies is right!!!

What a fun day!

Dyar Family said...

Glad you had s good day! That water had to be freezing!!