The Wedding

On a bright day in January They embarked on an endeavor Today would mark the beginning Of a new forever There was a buzz in the air As preparations were completed Put up the dog, decorate the cake Greet the guests; help them get seated! But in spite of the frenzy There was happiness in the air Laughter … More The Wedding

A Blessed Event

It was a frosty day outside, with temperatures hovering well below freezing; however, the love and joy emanating from the Armstrong home was more than enough to warm the hearts of all who attended. Amanda’s daughters, the bridesmaids, were absolutely stunning! We were all deeply moved as the bride made her way ….. …to the … More A Blessed Event

Wedding Attire

With everything in place…. ..the next task at hand was putting on attire worthy of such an event. Jimmy slipped on his suit with ease! Amanda needed a little help from her daughters… …and friends! We all took part in helping her decide the ultimate question:  What shoes should I wear?  And though it took a … More Wedding Attire

Sam’s Throne

Historical anecdotes are abundant and rich in these parts, and the story behind Sam’s Throne is no exception.  This area, a hot spot for rock climbers, was once a natural pulpit for self proclaimed preacher, Sam Davis. Born around 1795 in Mississippi, Sam began a journey north in search of his sister, a victim of … More Sam’s Throne

Flash Back Friday – Snow Day at Cedar Falls

In an effort to tackle a research project on waterfalls, Austin asked his dad to be his guide. Of course, Kurt gladly acquiesced, venturing out with him to Cedar Falls at Petit Jean State Park early one frosty morning. A blanket of snow covered the River Valley, a chilly detour for most hikers; however, Austin was … More Flash Back Friday – Snow Day at Cedar Falls