Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time with Family

This is going to be mostly pictures of our family time in the last month.  We've had a lot going on.
Amy and the girls (Abigail and Evelyn) spent a week with us before we drove down to McAllen.  Matt went to the Dallas area to help his in-laws clean out Amy's aunt's house after she unexpectedly died. Amy's Dr didn't want her to travel, but Matt was more comfortable with her staying with us with the girls.  That way, if she went into labor she would have us here with her.
It was a fun and busy week.  

 Guess who found the markers.   We thought we had put them all up!
 The girls love the old Fisher Price toys that we have.

 Amy and the girls went to the Sr luncheon with us.

 We took Amy and the girls out to La Siesta for lunch.

Baking time with Grandpa.  Making cookies that Abigail can have.  She is allergic to dairy, egg, and peanuts.


 Spelling out everyone's name

Reading time with Grandma
Movie night with popcorn and apples

 Fire outside 

Story by the fire.

Last weekend our grandson got married, down in Eagleville.  Larry invited the whole family that was here to the rehearsal dinner.  We all helped prepare the food for about 80 people.

 McKenna and Laurie
 Laurie, Matt, and McKenna
 Luke and McKenna
That is certainly a lot of mashed potatoes, Luke!
Diana and Hope went with Erin and Rachel to get flowers to decorate for the rehearsal dinner.

Cousins that were at the dinner.
Back row:
Erik Graubner, Townsend Kaneversky, Luke Simmons, Sam (nephew of Rachel's), Ryan Amelung
Middle Row:
McKenna Kaneversky, Clayton Kaneversky, Daria Amelung, Zane Graubner
Front Row:
Abigail Graubner, Mark Graubner and Emily (Pett) Graubner

Our children that were able to come
Back row:
Matt Graubner, Larry Graubner
Middle Row:
Howard, Rachel Graubner, David Kaneversky and Brett Amelung
Front Row:
Ann, Erin Kaneversky, Laurie Amelung, Diana Simmons and Rick Simmons

My three bearded grandsons.
Luke, Erik and Townsend

Erin and David.  David officiated at the wedding.
 The day of the wedding.
Abigail and her daddy

 Abigail did a great job.

The Wedding Party

Larry, Rachel, Emily, Mark, Erik and Zane Graubner
Mark and Emily with Grandma and Grandpa.
The Bride and the Groom

Laurie, Brett, Ryan, Chase and Daria Amelung
Erin, Clayton, McKenna and Townsend Kaneversky

Diana, Hope and Luke Simmons

We had a great time at the reception.  These old people even did some dancing.

Sunday after church, those of us that were still here went out to eat at Hickory Falls.

 Daria, Rachel (hidden) Laurie, Chase, Ryan, McKenna, Clayton, Zane, Larry, Brett, Erin and Grandpa
Clayton and Grandma

These kids want to know if they can get royalities from their Uncle Larry if they advertise for him. :)

Tuesday we met Larry in Mt. Pleasant at The Grill.  We had lunch and then we went out to "The Farm."  He has built a cabin and plans to use the land to hunt and relax.  We helped him with some things that needed to be done.

 The view from his front porch
Sitting on the porch swing 

The cabin from the road.

 Grandpa and Clayton making Hungry Boy Cookies
 Probably the best cookie in the world.
Taking some over to Uncle Larry

P.S.  The project got finished in McAllen, TX.  The guys did such a great job, but just didn't have time to quite finish it.  It looks great.

Grandma and Grandpa hope to take a rest now.  It's been a busy month, but we are so thankful for family that we could see and spend time with.

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