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Sunday, December 30, 2007


DJ has asked and Candy has replied ...December 24, 2007...Christmas Eve...a night of surprise, filled with LOVE. We love you both and think it is wonderful ..no 2 people deserved more happiness then you two.


Congratulation Candy .....love ya girl
Congratulation DJ....

I want to thank Olivia_ODorazio for the Snowflake elements and frames.This lady is awesome if you would like to see more of her element kits ..just click on Sophia Sarducci. At Sophia you will find lots of very talented ladies ....but make sure you stop and look at Olivia's for sure. Make sure you check out this site ...the rose used was made by Mrs Miles ..just click on her name and check out her blog ..where she has some awesome free elements .



Sunday, December 23, 2007

Well we are off to have a fun day of tobogganing , snowmobiling ...and a big fire for roasting hot dogs ...to finish last night the boys (DJ & Barry) did a fireworks show ...I will get some pictures later on ...but I was reading my SIL blog and thought this was so awesome ...hope she does not mind but I added the item to my blog ...but please make sure you go over and read her blog and also receive the free elements she has ....she is a very talented lady...


List of Priceless Gifts to Give:


To your enemy - forgiveness;

To your opponent - tolerance;

To your friends - your heart;

To your child - a good example;

To your father - deference;

To your mother - conduct that will make her proud;

To yourself - respect;

To all men - charity.


Be thankful -


for the friends who have forgiven you,

for the enemies who keep you cautious,

for the difficulties which make you struggle,

for the emergencies which make you think,

for the hardships which make you strong,

for the disappointments which make you try harder.


(So just click on SIL in red and you will get to Barb's blog site )

Have a great day


Picture will be added tonight.....

Saturday, December 22, 2007



Well here we go ..Barry and I ...Candy & DJ and Samantha starting off are Christmas stay at DJ's ..the girls had a fun day of making nuts and bolts ...DJ's mom Ivy made homemade fudge ...and butter tarts. Me I just took pictures ...Barry worked on Candy's xmas present...and DJ got the snowmobiles ready for all of us to have some fun...even I got brave and took a few spins...it was the greatest. We got lots of snow so the Sunday fun-day should be a awesome...wish you all could be here....we all want to wish you all the greatest Christmas and Happy New Year..

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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Well this was the school's Christmas Concert ..I know this should of been put up before the other concert ..but I lost the video and did not found it till today ...sorry about that. In Melissa's classroom their teacher taught them the Tango ..and boy they were good at it. has many of you know our school is the first Science school in B.C. ..so a few of us were worried that Christmas might get side tracked. But it did not ...they song old Christmas songs and did not get lost in all the stuff about saying WHAT. All the kids were awesome...but you know Papa his granddaughter was on the stage so here's she is doing the Tango ...she is the girl in the lite green skirt....hope you enjoy .....we all love you Missy

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Melissa and her friend Ellesia....joined a dance group ....it has been good for Melissa ....she loves it . At the end of the course they will be doing a presentation at the Sagebrush Threatre.....can't wait


We would like to WISH ALL OF YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR...and may GOD BLESS YOU ALL

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Well I said I would be adding more
to the birthday pictures...
Missy and her friends had a ball !!!





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Make sure to watch Papa's video..just click on the arrow...hehehe

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Well today is the big day ...today is
MELISSA
Birthday ...December 9th
She is turning the big 11...
we all are so proud of her ..
and love her dearly

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MELISSA


We will be adding more pictures has the day goes on ...also check out Aunty Barb's and we want to say Happy Birthday to Rachel.....Thanks Barb for the cute cupcake ...Melissa love's it video

Papa sent this over to me so I had to added....she was and still is a little cutey ...hehehehe

Thursday, December 6, 2007

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOBBY ..wishing you the best...
From all of us here


Happy Birthday Madison

have a great and wonderful day ....


we love you ..can't wait to see you


XOXOXOXOXO


Love Papa and Grama


Melissa


Well the boys birthday is here again..

Happy Birthday Barry & Bill ..have a great day

A greeting on your birthday

For a very happy day

And then a year

That brings the best

Of everything your way

Enjoy your special day!

Also Barry and Bill head over to your sister's blog click here....

she did an awesome layout for the two of you ......

Wednesday, December 5, 2007


The signs of winter

Well has many of you know Barry and I and Melissa started our big adventure this June..we sold our home and moved into our fifth wheel ....
Well to let a lot of you know this is hard part of the year for me ..this is where I have realized how much my home meant to me ..at this time of the year ..you see I would decorate every room in my home...every item had a memory ..if you know what I mean. Also it is a time to remember why we celebrate this season ...for the Lord. Many have been praying for me.. I have a situation in my life and with the Lord's help I will be able to let them know how much I love them more than words can say ...and one day soon we will be talking and laughing together.
( Barb and Miles thanks so much for your prayers).
I not saying I don't love our new life ..it just hit me what I would be doing if I was in my house
where we lived for 17 years ....so it has been a bit hard on me .
So this year I hope you will all love me and understand ...I love you all and wish you the best through this time and God Bless you all ....





Just some of the decorating inside our new home...











I have the privilege of decorating DJ's home(Candy's Man)
You see all our kids & grand kids will be home for Christmas and as I said
Barry and I have moved into our fifth wheel..hahaha no way that all those people can
stay here...so DJ's mom and himself have offered their homes for
us all to celebrate Christmas together.....
GOD BLESS YOU BOTH....
below is a peek at what has been done so far ....

GOD BLESS YOU DJ & IVY

Thursday, November 29, 2007


Please watch through...it is an awesome messages ...

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

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Barry had so much fun last Saturday ...him and few friends went ice fishing ...well if you get the chance ask Barry to show you the whole video ...the guys had fun and caught a lot of fish. They took 27 home with them (5 guys) ...Steve and Ed were nice enough to smoke them up ..and the fish is awesome ..these were brookies they were catching ...hope you all enjoy the little video I got barry to do .

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

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Here's are the Stingers in action.....they all are getting to be so much better at this game

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Thursday, November 22, 2007

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The girls in the park with Papa...he has so much fun doing little shows .

Awesome job...hon ...can't wait for the next one ....love ya

Here's a cute one of Hannah ...banana
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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Like the frost crystals ..each one being different and unique..it is the same for us as people..we were created different ...but made to stand together... I know many may judge me for "being religious" but you who judge me that way could be easily also be considered to be the "religious ones", after all, you see the world tells not to smoke ... what alcohol does to unborn babies... to families... the world tells to hate... to go to war for their beleiveths... we are taxed ...


The Lord allows me free choice of knowing the differences between good and bad. I gain freedom once I learn what He has and has given for me to have a GOOD life...


I pray you'll read this entire journal entry and not stop because you have judged me... please give me the same courtesy I would extend to you!






I am praying for you as you read through today's entry...


Well today begins the battle ... the battle about who I am. I recently attended a women’s conference. The speaker was Lisa Bevere. She's a powerful woman of God and a terrific speaker who I'd highly recommend! She has written a few books... and she chose to talk to us ladies about her book called “Fight Like a Girl” In her book she addresses the idea of how we women sometimes feel we must fight like men or fight dirty ... and therefore, some of us women can be pretty mean people. And this is not what the Lord has in mind for us ....


It is strange, but I've never realized that God is trying to give us freedom. God is all about freedom. He desires us totally to be free so we can be completely His.


Galatians 5:1
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.



We like to make a reason for why we are 'victims' – or too fat, too thin (etc) and we therefore handicap ourselves and we give up fighting. But God never will give up on us. He loves giving us the opportunity to face what we fear, because when we face our fears we become fearless.


That is were I sometimes get trapped ... trying to be what I think what other people expect me to be and I wind up not only with the problem unsolved but also being a problem myself!


I think that is why we like hanging with the men - they deal with things in a straighforward manner, they say it and do it and don't worry so much about other people.


See God created us women to stand with our men ..for them to be strong and our protectors, and us women to be loving nurturing - the precious vessels to carry God’s seed. The Lord called us to be daughters of the Most High God..



Heavenly Father,

I want to walk in truth and light.

I want to reveal myself as the woman You created me to be.

Forgive me for hiding behind the facade of a man.

I believe there is ultimately more power in my revelation as a woman.

Holy Spirit, have Your way in my life.

I want to fight my battles in my mightiest form.

I will not draw back in fear, but I will boldly stake my claim to fight all that comes between my honour, my Lord and my family.

Amen



I enjoyed listening to Lisa as she shares her wisdom about the things which most of us as women struggle with, in particular how we gossip, often saying one thing to someone's face, and yet another behind someone's back.
Lisa hopes to teach us women to open the door to allow the Lord to make each one of us woman (and the women of the world) see each other has the Lord sees us. He has given each of us the strength and power and love to do battle!


I want to be the voice of a mother to the young, a friend to my sisters, and a daughter to those who now rest awhile after so many years of dancing. I want to help women capture the beauty and strength of their life seasons. No matter what our present season or perspective, this cannot happen until we first learn to love one another and who we are as women.


One message Lisa delivers is being a women is not a problem... it is the answer. The more she shares she guides us through scripture where God tells us what we were created for... and of the powers He has given us. He is the one that formed us. It is His words that set us free. We are not man made - we are heavenly made.


Each day look in the mirror and say ”I am an answer. I have the power to rock this world. I was created for good and not harm. I don’t need to roar, for I hold the power of the whisper. I don’t have to be black and white...for I am the color and beauty of creation.” Women are not men , but they are often the men’s answer.



Genesis 2 :18

It is not good for a man to be alone.
I will make a companion who will help him.



For so long I've believed that I am a problem, thinking “If I did this or that ...or whatever it would take to have people like me.” I forgot the most important thing of all! That the Lord does love me. He is trying to set me free. Free from where we 'human' men and women place me.
If you search the Bible you'll find that God loves his daughters and wants so much for them and has so much to give them. I hope in the days that follow and has I read on ...the Lord will set my soul free and show me the plans His has for me..




Heavenly Father,

I come before You in the name of Jesus. I believe You see me as lovely. I believe You created me and knit me in my mother’s womb for good and not for harm. I have been attacked as a problem; I want to be released as an answer. I lift my face to You; restore the tenderness of my voice. I want to bring healing and hope to a lost and dying world, but first I need You to intimately touch and heal my own life. Change my perspective. Restore my soul . Call me lovely. Hold me close. I remove the awkward costume and come before You ready to be redressed in the splendour of my origin. Spirit, breathe life on every dead and barren place. Open my eyes to see what I can be, and open my ears to hear You call me by my name.

Amen






Monday, November 19, 2007

Well here it is again ...our son's birthday... We pray an awesome day for you Shawn ...
we pray that Lord shows you our hearts and our love
that we have for you ....
That you know with each passing day you are loved
We pray that all the blessings the Lord has for you ...
will fill each day ....
(don't eat all the birthday cake either)
Love Dad , Mom , Melissa

Thursday, November 15, 2007

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Abba dada do ..our little Abi

Friday, November 9, 2007

Well our girl did it ...she has just finished level 7 of the Red Cross Swimming course..she has 4 more levels to go and then she can be a junior lifeguard for the summers..
We are so proud of you Melissa..way to go !!!!!!

Thursday, November 8, 2007


Well yesterday was Melissa first ever volleyball game.....most of the girls on the B team are playing for the first time...as you can see the girls had lots of fun....which is great
WAY TO GO STINGERS
( remember click on the picture and it enlarges it )
(Background paper thanks to Barb)

Wednesday, November 7, 2007


This was the evening moon....
_____________
and this was the morning moon

I had drop Melissa off at school and there the moon was

so big ....
awesome moon___________
the field below us was full of these geese.....
&

This picture here ....it was the only cloud in an all blue sky ...and you can see the snow falling...
kind of weird .....
I hope you enjoy the pictures ..I know there was probably things I could of done
better in each one ..but hey I did enjoy the chance to click a few pictures.
Any suggests welcome !!!!!





Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Because today's so special
it really wouldn't do,
to send one simple birthday wish
to last the whole year through...
So this wishes happy moments,
a day when dreams come true,
and a year that's filled with all the things
that mean the most to you.

All our love ..Nina
Barry, Judy, and Melissa


Well it's also my brothers birthday .....

To My Brother
A greeting on your birthday

For a very happy day

And then a year

That brings the best

Of everything your way

Enjoy your special day!

Happy Birthday Ron

love Bear, Jud, Missy

Monday, November 5, 2007

well today is
Candice Corrine's Birthday
Dear Daughter
Though special times
like birthdays
seem the nicest ones by far
to tell you very lovingly
how wonderful you are
You surely know
you're loved a lot
each day the whole year through
And are always wished
the special things
that mean the most to you.
Happy Birthday
All our Love always
Barry , Mom and Melissa
(Melissa says to tell you she loves you Aunty Candy)
(Thanks to Daisie for the elements used and Denise for the film strip)

Saturday, November 3, 2007

IF I KNEW

If I knew it would be the last
That I’d see you fall asleep
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep,

If I knew it would be the last time
that I see you walk out the door,
I would give you a hug and kiss
and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last
I’d hear your voice lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action word,
so I could play them back day after day.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I could spare an extra minute
to stop and say “I love you,”
instead of assuming you would KNOW I do.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I would be there to share your day,
Well I’m sure you’ll have so many more,
so I can let just this one slip away.

For surely there’s always tomorrow
to make up for an oversight,
and we always get a second chance
to make everything just right.

There will always be another day
to say “I love you,”
And certainly there’s another chance
to say our “Anything I can do?.

But just in case I might be wrong,
and today is all I get,
I’d like to say how much I love you
and I hope we never forget.
Tomorrow is not a promised to anyone,
young or old alike,
And today may be the last chance
you get to hold your loved ones tight.

So if you’re waiting for tomorrow,
why not do it today?
For if tomorrow never comes,
you’ll surely regret the day,

That you didn’t take that time
for a smile , a hug, or a kiss
and you were too busy to grant someone
what turned out to be their one last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today,
and whisper in their ear,
Tell them how much you love them
and that you’ll always hold them dear

Take time to say “I’m sorry.”
“Please forgive me,””Thank you”, or “It’s
Okay.”
And if tomorrow never comes,
you’ll have no regrets about today
.
This poem makes me want to give thanks and all my love to my husband , my kids , my grandkids....and my family...thanks for always being there ..in the up and downs..
love you all..more than words can say
to my sweet brother in laws
My thanks to my sister in laws Barb and Neti for always listening ..
this comes to my mind when I think of the two of you
As I Am
is how you take me never try to push
or make me different ..
you two have always encouraged
and loved me
Barb you and I were joined by the love of God
and I am blessed by that ...
this poem makes me realize we need to say we care ....
and I do .... sis
thanks Miles for being in Barb's life she deserves the best .
I know I have others I should say thanks to
but if I have hurt you or said the words wrong in the past or today
please forgive me ....
I pray that each day all that we hold precious
and dear ...that we share our hearts
and our love ..with out any regrets..

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Well here are the girls from the Vernon trick or treat...from last weekend ...it was an awesome time ...after wards we headed over to Salmon Arm for the Haunted Museum
a place worth visiting .
we met Shari and her family ..and had a great time...
you should of heard the screaming..hehehe
(Thanks to Olivia for the elements used)


Happy Birthday Miles
I am so sorry this is late getting up ...but Miles birthday was yesterday...
I heard you had a pretty awesome birthday cake ..hehe
that wife of yours sure loves you
God Bless you Miles and all that you do
all our love
Barry , Judy , Melissa








Monday, October 29, 2007

This Tanya and her four boys ..Jonathan , Tyrell, Daryis and Dylan ...the Lord has really blessed her ...Tanya is my brother-in-law daughter ..so if you see David online ..just call him Grandpa David ....and Grandma Neti ....
You have some very cute kids Tanya ..way to go girl ...chat to you soon ...
love from Rving Forsyth ....

(thanks to Amy for the elements used to do layout)


Sunday, October 28, 2007

The weekend of the 19th ,20th and 21,st ...Melissa and I had the honour of spending some awesome time with Barb and Miles. Miles thanks for that awesome dinner ..we loved it . My sister-in-law Barb ..was showing me how to do some awesome things with pictures ..that lady is so talented ...and patience ..thank the Lord for that . It was fun Barb thanks so much ...and Melissa had fun downloading music to her new IPOD an 80gig IPOD..so she was not bored . Also Barb took us out for high tea ..and it was great meeting you Melanie ...the tea and scones were awesome. If you look up and see my new banner it is thanks to my sis ..I may have taken the picture but she did awesome job of joining everything together . Time went so fast ..but I will be going back ..remember I said thank the Lord for Barbs patience's ....hehehe
(I want to thanks Amy for the elements used in the layout)

Saturday, October 20, 2007


Well ..yes I know this is late in posting...but as of July 16th, 2007... my husband Barry (Forsyth) is now a foreman at Highland Valley Copper Mine. This is a job that Barry was not sure if he wanted ... he's a 'people person' with a heart for his fellow workers... and was afraid that if he put put on the foreman's hat he would seem a different person...to the friends he's worked with for years. He is a man who gives and always wants to give a hand to all....which has sometimes caused him to be hurt, but he'd have it no other way. "Generous" could be his middle name, as Barry would give the shirt off his back if it would help you out.

Barry's brother David always knew Barry had a higher calling - he told Barry for years that he had it in him to be a millwright ...and that Barry should go for his ticket ... which Barry finally did ...and in 2002. Barry became a red seal ..which meant he could now do his trade in any province. I know that it was the the support of our children and family members - and the prayers of Miles and Barb ( his sister and brother in law) But the mine manager also saw Barry's the ability to be a person who could move up ... that becoming a foreman would not go to his head - inflate his ego. Barry's desire is for his crew to be the best that they are ...and he will help ..teach and bend down and work along side of these men .

As his wife I am so proud of him ...he has the heart and smarts to be all that he has been asked to be . We made a life changing decision to start our new life living in our fifth wheel recently - to live and laugh ...and not count all the material things that some think are all - important....we are not putting off and waiting for that one day dream ..we are going for it now ...


Congratulations Barry (husband, father,Papa, friend!) WE LOVE YOU WITH ALL OUR HEARTS!
Thanks Barb ...for this awesome layout and honoring your brother.....
(Click on Highland Valley Copper Mines to check our their website)

Monday, October 15, 2007







Sunday we had the artist Melissa and Ellesia stop by ...the two artist had fun painting the
little enclosure Barry had put on the front of the fifth wheel....
I want to thank them both ...they did an awesome job..
the little door you see at the bottom is a door for
Peewee to go thru to his bed and food ....

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Friday, October 12, 2007


SAMANTHA
We look back in time, Young and very innocent
Seeing the world through your eyes
Memories we hold safe in our heart
To sometimes unwrap with a smile and the comfort of a sigh
Now our little girl is grown,
And a woman you have become
With the wisdom and strength God has given
Is tranquillity we feel knowing that anything
you will overcome
This strength and warmth of heart we see in you
We know will lay no boundaries
For the world is yours to have sweetheart
To hold in your hands, each moment to appreciate and seize
We am there standing in the shadows
allowing you to grow and learn
Holding onto the knowledge that with your heart,
You will succeed
It is your strength and kind heart about you that shines
As a single ray of sunlight beaming through a cloud
insisting we look higher and higher
To lift us up when we are down
It is this my daughter in you that we do admire.
Happy Birthday Samantha
(Special thanks to Barb for the background and Tigger thanks for showing up for the card.)
(Make sure you check out the slide show below )
Happy 29th Birthday Samantha
we Love you girl ...always remember that

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Barry just sent me this so I wanted to get it posted ..it has been awhile since we were at the PNE...but this is cute...hehehe video
The two people here are DJ and his daughter Keisha....Samantha and Barry did this ride to ...

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Things to be thankful for ..well one of the greatest one of all is the love of the Lord ..I may not always be where or what he wants me to be ...but He knows that in my heart I love Him...now and forever

My Husband Barry ....so with that said THANKS BARRY..I LOVE YOU with all my HEART.. next my kids ..my grand kids...my family...my friends....those that have stood ..where others have said do it my way or the highway ..to all of you my love





This Thanksgiving we had two big dinners ..with family and friends ...one on Saturday... was early for we had people who had to travel..and on Monday another dinner with family and friends here in town ...I want to thank all of you ...it was awesome ..sorry I was slow on getting pictures ...I was having to much fun....


and to those who have that hate thing going ..I pray you had an awesome dinner and if by chance you saw some love there with family and friends ....just think what would happen it if you planted that love and not hate ...And with that I pray the best for all ....


(thanks to OliviaDorazio and Sophiasarducci for the elements used in this layout....and to my sis Barb for the cute pumpkins I used .....

Friday, October 5, 2007

I know this is early guys ..but ..I wanted to make sure it got posted ..you are two very special people and we love you both. We all know this is going to be a busy weekend family and food ...you two are two people we are thankful for ..your love ..the time we get together ....
and for being family
Happy 2nd Anniversary David & Neti .....hugs....XOXOXOXO
Special thanks to Sandra Adamson for the paper and bracelet and tags...also thanks to Sophia Sarducci for flowers and beads...you can get these elements at SophiaSarducci .

Thursday, October 4, 2007


The girls (missy and andrea)doing crafts on Saturday....





The elements used in this picture..were made by Olivia Dorazio (she is a close friend)..they are located at...SophiaSarducci.... also always check on Barb ..she always has free stuff also.

There are some awesome kits located at Sophia Sarducci ..so please check it out and remember watch for the name Olivia Dorazio....

Remember just click on the blue color names....thanks

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Oct 2, 2007
DO WE ALL KNOW WHAT TODAY IS ??????

You’re always very special
And you should know today
That you are wished the nicest things
That life can bring your way
Like warm and loving wishes
And happiness and cheer
And everything you need to start
Another happy year
Neti we love you ...have a great day

Saturday, September 29, 2007



SHAWN & MINDI


credits: Jill for the paper beads and ribbons
Wench for the pink paper heart


A happy marriage has in it
all the pleasures of friendship,
all the enjoyments of sense and reason and indeed,
all the sweets of life.


For who you are now.
I will love you tomorrow for who you will be then.
And if you stay the same throughout the years,
My love for you will not diminish.
The excitement I feel with you will not die.
You will be as special to me tomorrow as you are today.
And if you should change in any way,
my love for you will remain the same.
I will encourage you praise you love you.
I will support you, help you, pray for you.
I will not stop loving you.


Wishing you all the best in the coming years of your lives, Shawn and Mindi!

( I want to thank my sis Barb for helping me to get this up on my blog and for the beautiful words she wrote for Shawn and Mindi ...thanks sis..love ya )

Cute couple hey....


On Wednesday the 26th of Sept. was Shawn and Mindi anniversary..I am so sorry this is late getting up here ...but I want both of you to know how much we love you and our prayers are always with you .....I hope you have a great time in Grand Praire....and I pray your love grows more each and everyday ..you two deserve the best and I know the Lord has His hand on you guys ...again all our love

Monday, September 24, 2007





Well as many of you know we have park ourselves on Edith Lake just before the September long weekend. We have see so many wonderful things here from the sky to birds to just the landscape...it has been an awesome place to be . We have made many friends here...Hi to Karen and Mickey (they are from Williams Lake area...and to Bill and His wife (from Florida...beauty diesel pusher..they have headed to the States...we wish you the best...see you next year.

These pictures below are ones I thought I didn't do to bad on ...but that is one girls opinion..hehehe




How the sun going down changes the look ...any comments or ideas I might have done ..are more than welcome.....


Now this guy here is my prize picture...Barry and I were fishing and the dragon flies are always buzzing around they are so fast ...never stay in one place long enough ...well this one here ..I start talking to ..silly but I keep telling him I wanted his picture...Barry was getting a kick out this ...but when he saw my picture ..he was amazed..and so was I .....what do you think ???