Posted in Lydia's Posts, pictures

Before and After: The Floor

WARNING: YOU DO NOT WANT TO SEE THIS WHILE YOU ARE EATING!!!

This is the before and after of our bathroom floor. Mom and I cleaned it...
This is the before and after of our bathroom floor. Mom and I cleaned it…
...and here is all the gunk that we had been walking on every day!!!
…and here is all the gunk that we had been walking on every day!!!

Now you know why I gave you that warning at the beginning of the post! 😉

Posted in Lydia's Posts, pictures

Cute Quilly

My sister Priscilla got a cat a few years ago named Aquilla, but we always called him Quilly. The problem is, he disappeared in 2014 when he was still but a kitten. Here are a few of my favorite pictures of him.

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I hope you enjoyed this post and didn’t get overwhelmed by so many pictures.

Lydia

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Make a Joyful Noise unto the Lord

This is a little exert from a book called “Ramona and her Father,” Written by Beverly Cleary.

“’Ye-e-ep!’ sang Ramona Quimby one warm September afternoon, as she knelt on a chair at the kitchen table… ‘Ye-e-ep!’ she sang again…

“’What’s all this yeeping about?’ asked Ms. Quimby.

‘I’m making a joyful noise unto the Lord like they say in Sunday School,’ Ramona explained. ‘Only they don’t tell us what the joyful noise sounds like so I made up my own.’ Hooray and wow, joyful noises to Ramona, had not sounded right, so she had settled on yeep because it sounded happy but not rowdy. ‘Isn’t that all right?’ she asked…

“’Yeep is fine if that’s the way you feel about it,’ reassured Mrs. Quimby…”

Sometimes you just need to make a joyful noise unto the Lord… and that noise may be different for different people, but for me, I have to agree with Ramona. I like “Yeep” best.

Here is a picture of Ramona:

Lydia

Posted in Lydia's Posts, pictures

Random

 

It was a plain old box cake that we put chocolate chip cookies that I made on it. It tasted really good.
This is a plain old box cake that we put chocolate chip cookies on. It tasted really good.
I love this picture of Hannah doing my hair.
I love this picture of Hannah doing my hair.
This a beautiful picture of a beautiful flower.
This a beautiful flower.
My handsome brother jumping off a rock.
My handsome brother jumping off a rock.
The cutest niece in history.
The cutest niece in history. She is smiling so cute.

Lydia

 

Posted in Bethany's Posts, Nature, pictures

Labor Day

After several hours of driving we arrived at our destination: South Mountains, and apparently that was the destination of a lot of other people that day too because the parking lot was packed to the brim and cars were all lined up along the road leading to the parking lot. So we had to park on the road and walk a ways to get to the hiking trail. It turned out to be not that strenuous of a hike, but it was still fun. There was a stream running along the path. It was glassy clear and the trickling sounded so sweet as it raced down the mountain. When we got to the top there were several pools of cool mountain water that we got in.

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Elisabeth
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Elisabeth, Mom, me, and Lydia PC: Dad
Elisabeth, Mom, me, and Lydia
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Elisabeth, Mom, and Lydia PC: Dad
Elisabeth, Mom, and Lydia
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One of the many waterfalls PC: Elisabeth
One of the many waterfalls
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We ate lunch on this rock away from the crowds. PC: Elisabeth
We ate lunch on this rock away from the crowds.
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The water was so crystal clear
The water was so crystal clear
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There was lots of people enjoying cooling off in the cold water.
There was lots of people enjoying cooling off in the cold water. PC: Elisabeth