Monday, January 31, 2011

Hello and Jello

Hiya, blog readers! Bless you for sticking it out, and waiting for me to return. I've missed blogging terribly, and won't even attempt to catch up on everything. These late January posts are a bit out of order, but honestly, it doesn't really matter. The photos are filled with beauty and humor, and I couldn't be happier to jump right back into blogging! Happy New Year!

"I love the mountains, I love the rolling hills..."

Christmas Eve Outdoor Nativity.
Camels and Angels and Shepherds, Oh my!

Working our way through this text at Church Council.

Sweet pea, Addison, helping at the Food Breakdown.

You're never too young to jump into the action!

Over 4,000 lbs of food for Metro CareRing! BOOYA!

I love that rock! 3rd floor views have their perks!

So sad. A flat, empty box that
should be holding delicious cupcakes.

Hooray! An order form that will let me order cupcakes! The Cupcake Truck will be stopping by Bethany on February 13th, and 25% of all sales goes directly back to Metro CareRing! Such a yummy way to fight hunger!

Still shot from an ELCA video on Lutheran Men in Mission by Tim Frakes. Check out the entire video here.

One of the more unique birthday
treats from a kiddo - GREEN JELLO!

Castle Rock has some great views, I'm telling ya!


HEY! Sheboygan! Dad sent this pic of
my favorite lighthouse and harbor!

Check out all those learning Lutherans!
Caring conversations, tablecloths and all!

"The sun will come tomorrow..."
Those foothills always amaze me!

Packer Backers! Mom and the crew
at Professional Supply! Go, Cheeseheads!
Enough said.

Colorado weather is ALWAYS amusing:
This was the temp on Saturday, January 29.
School has been canceled for Tuesday, February 1
because the temps will be about -3 F. Go figure.

Our theme at church for 2011 is "Blessed to Be a Blessing"
and I have to admit, there is a part of me that always chuckles
at the thought of this scene from Christmas Vacation.

The big ole tree in Castle Rock had even
bigger Christmas presents underneath it.

If you look closely at this picture, you'll see that the office ladies actually reserved the room for the purpose I requested: underwater basket-weaving! (water optional)

What IS baptism? We're learning lots this year.

Check out the wonder on the
little one watching from the font!

Peace out.

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