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Wednesday, November 28, 2007

The Beautiful Maryland Shore


Along the waterfront of the Chester River, twelve ships were about ready to be stored for the winter. Many people came to see them before they left.

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Church Hill has glorious sunsets




The Christmas Tree Farm


Fun in Noah's ark

Making plans before heading out

Everyone hopping off the wagon


The boys hard at work! :)


John
A man's job! :)

Paying for the tree

Stinnettie sisters

Yes, yes, I know it seems crazy eating ice cream in 40 degree weather, but who can resist seven little pleading faces! Thanks Uncle James! :)
Cute Luke

Rocking away

Friday, November 23, 2007

Thanksgiving At Grandma's


Four generations of men


Craft time!


We had alot of fun making this turkey! Kind of cute, huh?! :)

Sweet Cousins, Stephanie, Cloe, and Sarah.

Some of the tables

Uncle Chris and his granddaughter Mckayla

Isn't she just a darlin'!?

Mark can sit by himself! Here he is showing us with everyone cheering him on! :)


So what's the best sales Mark? :)

Sleep over with cousins

Best buddies

Happy Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving from the Stinnett family!!

Yesterday, we dressed up in our pilgrim clothes and took these pictures. Enjoy!

Amy reading her Geneva Bible on a sunny fall day


"They brought up their families in sturdy virtue and a living faith in God without which nations perish." ~ The inscription on the Pilgrim Mother Monument in Plymouth, MA.

A Pilgrim boy climbs a tree

John has a lot to smile about this Thanksgiving, not the least of which is his recovery from brain surgery. We are grateful for the kind Providences of God in our lives this past year. All praise and glory to His name!
"Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things from nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many, yea in some sort to our whole nation; let the glorious name of Jehovah have all the praise." ~Governor William Bradford

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Happy 14th Birthday, Sarah!


14 Fun Facts about Sarah

1. Our youngest girl

2. Biggest sweet tooth

3. Enjoys guitar and fiddle music

4. Likes tropical things

5. Operated on at age three, to have her tonsils taken out

6. Butterfingers are her favorite candy

7. She loves to make homemade movies and skits. Some are very hilarious! :)

8. Loves the outdoors and bike rides in the park

9. Been to 18 states of the United States

10. Likes making slide-shows on the computer

11. Loves doing arts and crafts with her cousins

12. Makes homemade candy

13. Her cousin Jaime was born on the same day exactly one year apart

14. Loves Jesus with all her heart!

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Party Time!

This past Sunday afternoon we had a big family party for four November birthdays (Luke, 5, Daniel, 12, Jaime, 13, and Sarah 14).

Resting up before the party! :)

Outside two hay-bales were spread out with candy and money inside. What ichy fun!

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Suprise attack!:)

Luke and John eyeing up the homemade ice cream cake

We ran out of birthday candles so we had to use household ones! :)


Hair cutting time


Awww....


Cloe and Baby Mark with daddy

Monday, November 12, 2007

Little Boys' Inventions

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Daniel and James with their homemade zip-line.

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Saturday, November 10, 2007

Fall, Family, Football and Fun!


Last night we went to our cousin's, Nelly Markow, high school football game. She was recognized at the beginning of the game as she is a Senior this year. Here is a picture of her and her cheerleader team during the game.


Amy and Baby Mark sharing a conversation after we went back to the house to warm up and eat. Mark is eight months old now but is the size of three month old. He was diagnosed with Noonan Syndrome a while back but is making improvements with physical therapy and medicine for his heart.


Today cousins Cloe and Luke are over at our house. They are having fun playing outside.


John Boy and Luke climb inside a big bush


Chasing, Running and Laughing!

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Happy 12th Birthday, Daniel!

12 Random Things About Daniel
1. He was our biggest baby at 10lb, 3oz

2. The first to climb out of his crib and his bedroom with two baby fences stacked on top of each other in the door frame before the age of two!

3. As a two/ three year old he had more energy then all of us put together! It was the most exhausting thing trying to watching him especially out of doors! :)

4. He is on the front cover of the Vision Forum catalog this year

5. He plays piano, trumpet and recorder

6. He loves anything cowboy or horse related

7. Moose track ice cream, root beer, pizza

8. Hates peas :)

9. Science is his favorite school subject

10. Loves Barney in the Andy Griffth Shows

11. Working on skinning and tanning a deer for the first time this fall

12. Is faithful in his Bible time each morning and a willing worker in the nursing home ministry each month since he was very small.

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Sunday, November 04, 2007

Renewing Friendships


Sarah, Amy, Jessica, Jennifer and Susan before we left for church this morning.

Our friend Jessica Pillman from Wisconsin came by for a quick 24 hour visit to our home yesterday. She had come out to visit her brother who is at Patrick Henry College. We had such a great time cramming as much visiting and talking as we could in the moments we had!
We met the Pillman family in person in Jan of '05 when they came to tour Washington DC and stayed at our house that week. Before then Jessica and I (Susan) had only "met" though writing letters since 1999 or 2000. (We were introduced by a mutual friend in her letter. -I know, it sounds confusing and I don't usually pick up friends in this matter but it makes for an interesting story and a special friendship! :))


Visiting after eating last night - We girls talked in bed last night until we were too tired to make sense in our conversations! lol! Then we went to sleep. :)

Jessica lending a hand in the kitchen after church when we were getting lunch together.

The Pillmans let Daniel have their old Wisconsin license plates-to his delight. :)
We were sorry to let Jessica go so soon but were very glad she took time to come by to see us on her trip out east!~ Thanks Jessica -it was wonderful seeing you again!! :)