Thursday, August 20, 2009

Summer Time !!!!!

Here are some words that could describe my last 2 months....

B-U-S-Y
LIFE CHANGING
B-U-S-Y
EMOTIONAL
B-U-S-Y
DIVING DEEPER INTO GOD'S WORD THAN I HAVE IN A LONG TIME
B-U-S-Y
DECISION MAKING
B-U-S-Y
DYING TO THE FLESH
B-U-S-Y
TOTALLY DEPENDING ON GOD
B-U-S-Y
GRATEFUL FOR GOD'S WRITTEN WORD TO GUIDE BRYAN AND I SO CLEARLY
Can I be honest....Events, decisions, and commitments over the past 2 months have outweighed spending time blogging. There are several "things" that should not be blogged about. And there are some things that should not be discussed on the world wide web. And I am there now. So as my boss would say..."In a nutshell" maybe these pictures will help catch you and myself up with what we have done since June. And then, I can get back to shorter posts and eventually catching up with all of my friends in blog land!! I have missed you and I have thought of you. I hope my absence has not caused me to loose some of you. I'm hoping I can pick up where I left off.
But I have to tell you...I'm trying to keep my priorities more in line with the convictions I have experienced the past 3-4 months.

Here goes the catch ups to end all catch ups!!


Fourth of July in Ada
Bryan and I eating fried food from Butler's in Ada!!! We miss the hot bar, but our stomachs, thighs, and other body parts do not!! :-)




Visiting 1 Night at Falls Creek Church Camp

Nathan Isaac Young's 1st Falls Creek Experience



Swimming with the Gortons


Swimming with Jesse & Katie

Cooking Steaks for our Friends
Bryan is a mean grillin machine




Cutting Down the Tree in Our Front Yard
We've decided to stay "planted" where we are at for now. We are not selling the house.


Puttin' Up Corn
I felt countryfide!!!
Our friend Dustin Whitmore (he's single) and Bryan shuckin'

Spending an evening and into the early morning hours with my F.A.M.
Friends and Moms

Carla Young and Freddi Booth

Spending time with this little man and visiting with his parents


Nathan Isaac Young

My Cousin Eric's Homecoming from Kuwait
Eric made it to Oklahoma on Monday and then on Saturday we had a Welcome Home Party at our house and had over 30 people in our little house. I've decided when someone asks what they can bring my response will be "How about a 1ooo more square feet!!"
Sometimes I pretend Jesse & Katie are mine and Bryan's!! Shhhh!! Don't tell the others!! :-)







Bryan and Jesse "resting" after the entertaining!

My Cousin Scott & His Family Visiting from Arkansas

Scott and his wife Becky have 2 children; Sarah Beth & Brandon Scott.



I watched Jesse for a couple of hours while the guys went and hit some golf balls. This is the picture of the cousins. Cutie putooties!!



We ate at Jake's Ribs in Chickasha. Scott had not eaten there in probably 12-15 years!!

We took them on a tour of OU and Owen Field. They are huge Sooner fans and I think they loved it.





Redhawks game with my work
My boss Judy and grandchildren, Ava & Stella. You may recognize them as my sweet little friends.

My niece turned 16!!! What????!!!!



The girl can cut some cake!!

My grandma is visiting from Oregon and we got to see her at my sister's house. Grandma is moving to Austin, Texas! Yippee!!! That is so much closer for us. Sad that it is the Longhorn capital! Boomer Sooner!!
I hope to catch up with you soon!!!

9 comments:

Mandi said...

Your summer does look BUSY and full of good times! I admire your convictions and commitment to stick to them and I'm so happy for you!!!

Guyla said...

You blogged.. You blogged!! ;) I enjoyed looking at your pictures. So thankful to know your cousin Eric made it home safely. I've had him in my prayer journal. :)

Hope to see you soon.

Candy said...

Yay!!! So glad you are back! I have missed you and thought about you often! Thanks for catching us up. :)

Megan L Hutchings said...

I am so glad you blogged! How exciting that your cousin is home and safe :)!

Can't wait to hear all about what is going on in your little world.

Kim said...

You have had a busy summer! We took the boys to a RedHawks game on July 4th (actually we went on the 5th becasue the 4th got rained out).

petrii said...

WOW Julie sounds like you've been really busy, but a fun busy.

It will be nice catching up with you.

Have a Blessed evening,
Dawn

Jamie said...

Hi Julie!

Glad to see you blogging again. I was hoping my email (the complete stranger) hadn't scared you off!

BTW-I LOVE Jake's Rib! So yummy!!!

Melanie said...

It looked like you guys had a blast! Such sweet babies...

Lauren Kelly said...

What a busy summer, girl, but so good to hear from you! Welcome back : )