There once was a day called May

It was filled joy and play

So much to do it made time fly

All the days passed in a blink of an eye

There once was a day called May

 

Here are a few of the May highlights from our family:

We had the privilege of being a part of Nauna & Nat’s wedding in New York.  Jacob had his first ever “live” performance to play cello for the ceremony, and Sophie got to stand up in the wedding.  We all had a wonderful time seeing friends from Mom’s childhood, and visiting with family.  We even got to play on their BIG grassy hill with their new dog Fritz, and a little baseball too!

Look we are all celan and no one had katchup on thier shirts ....YET!!Jacob's playing Joyful Joyful We Adore TheeNat & NaunaJoel & Nat enjoying some R&Rbatting with uncle C-DubJamiesamsarah

Then we traveled to Ohio/PA area to see the extended Martin family.  What a BLAST!!! We stayed at Uncle Dave & Aunt Betsy’s.  They have a HUGE & FAST new zip line, plus a trampoline!  We had a great time catching up with family.  We were also blessed to see our dear friends, The Ellis’s and their four little kids, who just started in the pastorate.

What could be cuter?cousins!!aww look- Jefferson and baby KatieSean and Joannatrampoline funUncle Jay, their new baby Colten, and SamThe Cousins!!!!

Stay tuned for Zip line pix……soon to come!

 

Then we were off to Nashville!  Where we spent time bowling with Emi (mom’s sister) & C-dub.  They have a lot of friends that are musicians.  So while the other kids played, Jacob interviewed a few of them on their instruments and techniques! There is always time for nurf gun training.  In addition, Sophie had the privilege of spending the day with Betty Ashton a harpist (that we will place as a separate blog entry).

Josiah in actionJamieSophieJacob getting info on how to read drum musicJill teaching the art of nurf gun shootingC-dub teaching Jamie how to aim!

Then we were off to our homeschooling conference. The kids had such a great tie making new friends and seeing old ones, as well as learning about the blessings of God. The family’s highlight was seeing Robert & Clayton perform on dueling pianos!  WOW AMAZING!!!  Dad and Mom got to hear some great teaching and were thankful to reconnect to friends met in years past.  I see a few road trips coming up!!!  To see some great pictures from the conference, our friend James Staddon took some great shots.  Click here- Pix from Nashville from James

To see some great shots of real guns (verses nurf) check out The Neely’s recent blog entry- you can click here-  The Bigger Gun!!! by the Neely’s

 

Stay tuned for Events on a Zip line and A Day of Harpping with Sophie

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