We have been hoping and praying that things would turn around for our sweet Nichelle.  She had a doctor’s appointment today with her plastic surgeon.  We were hoping that she could come home from the care center.  He has told her “Two more weeks,” two times now.  Well, he said it once again.  That is […]


0ne of my favorite things about summer is our backyard.  It is a true haven in the middle of the city.  I can sit in the back and watch the dogs play, the grandchildren swim in the kiddie pool, listen to the sounds of the waterfall, and watch the fish devour their food getting ready […]

Balloons in Sandy!

  Julie and I got up at 5:30am last Saturday so we could be to Sandy by 6:30am.  The field was fairly small especially compared to the one in Panguitch.  There were only 13 balloons on the field.  The higher altitudes were windy so the balloons were only inflated and tethered to the ground.  There […]


  Happy Birthday Nichole and Nichelle! We hope you have had a wonderful birthday.  It is an honor to be your parents and we love you both so much.  Children are the most wonderful blessing and make life worth living.  Being parents is one of the most challenging endeavors given to each of us.  We […]


  These are a few pictures of Alec from last week.  Do you think he is teething?  He is a great “Drool master.” LOL!         Today I was watching Alec and we went to Wal-Mart to pick up a few things.  An elderly gentleman was the door greeter.  I think his name was Gary […]

Part Two!

Part Two of “Still Need a Miracle.”  This past week has been really difficult for us.  Nichelle developed a terrible cough that sounded like a sea lion on Monday.  She was fine on Sunday and by Monday she couldn’t stop coughing and completely lost her voice.  We have no idea where the cough came from. […]