Ordinary Days   |   June 21, 2016

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from ordinary things.

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I don’t know why but when I change Carlie and Donny’s clothes they think it’s so much fun to stick clothes on their heads like funny hats.

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We usually have a snack after church. I make these little peanut butter and banana sandwiches. They are a little difficult to make but so much fun and the children love them.

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I have all the help I can use for everything these days. I washed the car this week and they were not interested in vacuuming but when it came time to wash the outside of the car, they were all to eager to get into the soapy water, literally!

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John cleared the fence line on Saturday. It looks so much better and looking down the line it looks perfectly strait. I worked at clearing for a while John washed his work van and then I dragged brush for him.

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John noticed this tree growing in the woods. Have you ever seen trees grow together like this?

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After hours of working in the heat, John was tired and his arms were all scratched up. Carlie noticed his scratches and wanted to “fix Daddy’s ouchy spots.”

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Dr. Donny had to check his vital signs. It was a scary for awhile when the doctor couldn’t find his heart, never mind a beat.