Tuesday, October 28, 2008

A Nice Visit From Dad and Aunt Jo

Sunday we had such gorgeous fall weather. We had a nice treat. My Dad Leonard and my Aunt Jo, his sister came out for a visit.
We have so many apples we encouraged them to pick and take as many as they wanted. Dad used to pick bushel after bushel for us each summer. Thanks Dad.
Here is Aunt Jo getting some to make a pie. She makes prize winning pies for the fair each summer. She also bowls 152 easily. That's her average.
We enjoyed our visit and had some of my apple pie with vanilla ice-cream after picking apples.
It's hard to say good-bye, but it was time to go. This is Dad with our son Garrett. We enjoyed seeing both of you so much and hope you'll come back again soon. We love you. Kathi and all "God alone is my Rock and my Salvation; He is my Fortress, I will never be shaken." Psalm 62:2


Scooterblu's Whimsy said...

Hi Kathi, Looks like you had a wonderful visit with your dad and aunt! She sounds like a remarkable and interesting lady! Hope the teaching is going well this week! :) ~Rhonda

luvmy4sons said...

Family. What a precious blessing. Yours is so lovely!

Michelle said...

It's very heartwarming to see the love in your family. I love that picture of Garrett & your dad!

Judy said...

So much love you all have for each other. I just love that bottom photo.
:) Judy

Gina said...

You're dad is so stinkin' cute!
Sorry about the spelling lesson. I actually had to dictionary.com that, but I knew it was spelled with a "W".

~~ATTIC CLUTTER~~ said...

HI Kathi..
Oh how nice to have family help you pick those yummy apples(:) hugs, Patty

Megan Kelley Hall said...

Thanks for entering the Mabel's House contest to win my debut suspense novel, SISTERS OF MISERY! Even if you don't win, I hope you get a chance to read and enjoy it!

Megan Kelley Hall

P.S. Happy Halloween!!

Nora Lee said...

How blessed you are to have such wonderful family!

Jocelyn said...

I always thought your Dad was so cool ! I have great memories of him working in the yard and around the house and his Blue Pickup!
You are going to be a great sub teacher, and I am so proud of you for doing something skeeeery,it's not easy I know !

jennifer said...

That last picture is precious Kathi. Just heart warming. I wish that I could bowl like Aunt Jo. I stink at it.

Have a great week.

Sharon said...

How neat that Aunt Jo came with Dad! That looks like a really fun afternoon Kathi! You're home is always so fun and so cozy to visit! You are very hospitable with your lovely pie and coffee!

Hugs, Sharon

Jan Parrish said...

What wonderful memories. Just a perfect fall day. I love the photo of Garret and your dad. Priceless.

onlymehere said...

Family, nothing in the world is quite like it or can replace it! Glad you had such a nice time with your dad and aunt!

Beautiful Pear Tree Lane said...

As always, I enjoy reading about your family and looking at those pictures. I especially liked the one with your father and your son hugging... priceless!!


Mrs.Ruiz said...

Dads are the best:))

Pearl said...

Hi Kathi... Loved the family photos... Looks like your visit was alot of fun! Apple Pie, Ice Cream, Bowling stories... Oh My!!

I hope things are going well for you, esp. with being back to "work"... I think of you, often, and am trying to catch-up, again, with my blogging... God bless...

~hugs 'n prayers~


Liz said...

Happy Halloween Kathi!
Liz & Mabel

Linda said...

Happy family pictures and a lovely afternoon. Your auntie sounds like a neat lady. I loved all the pictures especially the one of Garrett with his Grandpa. Happy Halloween....hugs, Linda

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Hello Sweet Kathi!

This picture pulled at my heartstrings and brought tears to me eyes. What a precious picture of your father and son! It warms the heart...ahhhhh.

Have a wonderful week and hope you are doing well.


char72 said...

This was interesting. In my family I am Aunt Jo. (My middle name is Jo and I have always been called that by family.)
Charlotte Jo


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