The first week of December we celebrated our 26th anniversary  with 6 days on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai. It is aptly named "The Garden Island"     Highlights of the vacation were:  -boat trip to Na Poli Coast -snorkeling -whales, dolphins, sea turtles and flying fish -lots of hiking and exercise -beautiful scenery everywhere … Continue reading Kauai


Declared "The Best Thanksgiving Ever"   Chad, Joann, Curtis, Erin, Holly, Sophie & Kenny joined us for the holiday. It was a great weekend. Memorable for: -Post Office & typewritten notes between family members -good food -fun games -SWIMMING in November -the Twitchell bed and breakfast full to capacity -root beer bottle band -a kind … Continue reading Thanksgiving


There is nothing quite like Texas high school football. They take it very seriously.  Homecoming mums are an interesting tradition too. It has grown from a simple flower to huge ribbon draped display.