Boo!  It’s Halloween and what a fun night we’ve had!  Chip and Brad went to the youth group hayride and bonfire for a bit and then headed over to Breckenridge to hang out with some of their friends.  What is your opinion on PDA?  You know what I’m talking about, don’t you?  How does it […]

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How I do believe!  I believe that God is faithful to His promises and to His Word.  What was written years ago still holds true for us today.  Patience is what God requires of us, next only to obedience, I might add.  For thirteen years we have waited, not always so patiently, for God to […]

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God, you are greater than I am, and you are greater than any obstacle we face.  Will you help me this week to rest in that as I do my best to accomplish all that has been set before me?  Thank you, and in Jesus’ name, amen. So, it is a rainy Monday, and I […]

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What a night!  It was an amazing performance by each band–the competition was huge!  Siegel won!  We took first place overall in the large bands, as well as first in color guard and field commander…Allison does a great job!  It was so disappointing that the percussion did not get an extra award, though they earned […]

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Today is VMI!  How exciting for the kids, and for us!  Yeah, Bernie and I have really gotten into this band stuff–it’s a great group of kids. Siegel Football lost last night, but they really played pretty well—scored 17 points!  They are coming together, slowly but surely they are coming together.  It was so cold […]

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So, how goes it with the rest of the world?  Our trip to Atlanta was great, with the exception of the ants that got into some of the luggage and clothes.  They bit me as I was trying to shake them out of the clothing, and one of the bites looks like it will be […]

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Oh, I am SO tired!  Three and a half hours of sleep last night, four hours driving to our hotel, three hours at the band contest.  Finally, we are back at the hotel.  Siegel’s band had an awesome performance tonight.  The color guard was at the top of their game and finally took first place, […]

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