Monday, May 2, 2011

Pictures & More

I promised you spring break pictures and boy do I have lots of pictures.  I've picked out just a few for you today so don't worry.  LOL!

Here are our babies on Easter Sunday:

I was taking pictures of just the kids but Miffy is not one to be left out so she crashed the party.  LOL!  Yes, we did have a wonderful Easter.  We went to church and then spent a quiet day at home with family.  It doesn't get better than that.

Here's one of my brother, Rick, feeding the kangaroos at Busch Gardens:

and one of my mom scratching a wallaby:

Later in the week, the guys and our daughter went to Kennedy Space Center.  Here's a picture of my nephew, Ryan, Ilaria, Rick, and Bryce with Endeavor in the background.

Can you tell where I'm originally from?  Yep, in the shadow of Notre Dame.

Here's another picture of the same four people underneath the bottom end of a Saturn V rocket. 

It certainly gives you a different size perspective; doesn't it?  The Saturn V rocket is still the largest and most powerful launch vehicle ever brought to operational status.  It is the not only the largest in height and weight but in the amount of payload it can carry into space.

And here is the view they had for the launch:

We still have hopes of seeing one in person in spite of the expected crowds of more than 750,000 people.

As for the recent news in Pakistan,  I am ever so proud of and grateful for our troops and praise God for them.  Unfortunately, though, I know our prayers for them and for our country are still needed.  The fat lady hasn't sung yet.

Until next time, Happy Creative Time!


Ginger (Games) said...

Great photos! I'm with you on the troops and our safety. Still praying for everyone to come home soon and safe.

TonyaKaye said...

Wonderful pictures. Boy are the kids growning up! I heard today, the launch still has not gone up!

Sue aka barracudasue said...

FANTASTIC pictures!!!!!! WOW, that's one huge rocket! YIKES!

As for the other news....let's just say that eventually, he had to meet his Maker...only the Special Forces set up the appointment!

God bless and be with our troops!

jzayler said...

Nice looking family! Too bad the launch was scrapped - hopefully you can get there when it does go up. I agree about 'the fat lady' but it sure was a boost to be able to say our boys did it!

Anna said...

Beautiful children and furchild. Awesome pictures. Wonderful memories. Praying for our troops and for peace. Thank you so much for sharing your life with us. I sure enjoy seeing it. :)

Lisa Avolio said...

Loved all the photos. Thanks so much for posting them.

And - well said.

Renae said...

Great Pictures!

As far as the other news. I still worry for our country and pray for all the soldiers still serving across the seas as they are not home safe yet.