Thursday, July 30, 2009

long week in Thomasville...

Day 5 waking up in Thomasville... not too much happening here.  The highlights of yesterday were working on my cooking blog, going on a walk in the afternoon and seeing Jennie at Deep River.  Today is slightly busier... we're going by to see Debbie and Molly at their big warehouse sale, then supper with Sarah, and a sneak preview of "An Evening of the Arts" at the Branch Ranch.  Tomorrow we leave for Virginia to go to Kassie's wedding.  Then back to Nashville... 

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Top 10

Anyone who has been to 6th week at CBC knows that the evening top ten is a major highlight.  Luke Vance recorded two of this weeks' top tens here and here.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

An Irish experience...

Tonight Doug and I met friends (Luke Vance, Leslie, Brendan, Dave Dees, and Dave's friend, Jeremy) at the Celtic Cafe.  Courtney Branch is working there this summer, so we surprised her.  The service was good, the ambiance was good, the music was good, and the company was good.  The food, however, was mediocre.  Next time we'll probably just go for dessert.

Monday, July 27, 2009

CBC is the place for me!

This past week was my 14th year at camp.  Over the last 14 years, I have spent 35 weeks at camp.  It is truly one of my favorite places in the world (it ranks up there with St. Martin, Lyon, Nashville and Cap-Haitien).  Here are a few highlights: 
Allena and Macy...
Shaina was baptized...
Luke and the bluegrass bunch...
rocking chairs=perfect addition to the front porch of the dining hall!
wonderful weather...
lunchtime fun...
sore after kickball...
the softball tradition...
kickball= new CBC tradition
Lee's artistic photo of Doug and me...
Terre and her neice...
Old friends
new baby
Chester, Luke, and me
Giving our thanks to Dennis for his leadership
Meghan and Michael's shower
Dinner at Stephen and Barbara's... what a winning bunch!

Thanks to God for another great week!  Can't wait for 6th week 2010.

Friday, July 17, 2009


We drove to NC today... we made a stop at Ketchie Creek Bakery for a delicious 5 flavor pound cake.

In case you were wondering, the 5 flavors are: lemon, almond, vanilla, coconut, and rum (kind of like pledging info... some things will always be remembered).
Topped with cream cheese icing!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Bastille Day

Paris puzzle...
We love our Nashville friends!
boys working on the puzzle...
And with the best costumes... Jenny and Josh!

La Marseillaise

I can't get enough of this video!  It is so cute!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

2nd anniversary

For our 2nd anniversary we went to Germantown to the Mad Platter... 
but first, a picture in my parents' back yard:

Our menus were personalized!

Supper was so yummy!
Afterwards we went to see Food Inc.  Everyone should go see it- it really makes you think!

It was a fun anniversary!  Now another week in TN and we'll be heading to NC, where we will finish our anniversary celebration with a 6" five flavor pound cake from Ketchie Creek Bakery!  

Wednesday, July 8, 2009


Today is our 2nd anniversary.  
It is hard to believe that 2 years have gone by!  We've had lots of travels and adventures in the last 2 years!  

Monday, July 6, 2009

4th Adventures

Not in order...

The rafting bunch
Paddle forward!

Heavier than it looks!
What are we getting into??
Loading up for the Ocoee
Jenny, Josh, Jess, and Will all in a pretty good mood considering how early we got up
Anna Rose a little nervous about her first rafting trip
The company we used
Watching Cookeville fireworks behind a carwash
At the farm
At the falls
Jenny and Doug looking a little tired
Stites' cows
The girls
Jenny manning her chicken post
Pig had been smoking for 3 days in the ground!