We had a wonderful Christmas in Austin, TX. Heidi made delicious cookies this morning and surprised me with a Christmas stocking she had knit. One side reads “JOHN” and the other, “SUGAR LOAF”. It was stuffed with gummy candies and beef jerky!  She had secretly worked on it every morning over the last week, getting Read More →

We’ve pushed north into Atlanta and I dragged Heidi to meet even more of my friends and family. 🙂 If I remember correctly she’s counted 23 relatives since landing in FL just six weeks ago.  I can only hope I  handle the constant new faces and personalities as well as she has! The first stop Read More →

Several days ago we spent the weekend with my immediate family at Silver Springs State Park where 550 Million gallons of water per day come out of the spring formation!  Although it rained most of the weekend except for several hours each morning, we took advantage of  the few hours of clear skies we had. On the Read More →