Category Archives: family

Cooper Love

Everyone needs a Coop. Everyone needs a Cooper hug. He doesn’t give hugs readily, but when the Coopster hugs you, you get a neck squeeze that makes your day. Cooper made Aunt Rebekah’s visit to Arizona something special! He adopted her … Continue reading

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Silas Says…

Grandma’s a good sport. She got a lesson in “Grandma 101” (as my sister Charis put it) from Silas during her visit with us. Silas was just being his usual precocious self, but it was at Grandma’s expense! After helping … Continue reading

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West Virginians in the West Valley

Mom, Dad and my three sisters came to visit us for two weeks. During our first week together, we visited several attractions around the Valley—some that were new for me too. One of the cool places we toured was the … Continue reading

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Special Days, Special People

My family drove all the way from West Virginia again this summer to come visit us. It’s a loooooong drive across the country! Dad was with us for Father’s Day, so Silas and Cooper celebrated both Grandpa and Daddy. Love … Continue reading

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Grammy, Grampy, and Uncle Ben

Our family visits continued for a third week in a row when Mom and Dad Moody and Ben flew in from Indiana. We’ll take family any time we can get them! Spring is here, so the palo verde trees were … Continue reading

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A Sister Spring Break

How special that my sister Charis wanted to spend her spring break with us! She came from snowy Massachusetts to sunny Arizona and was glad to escape the cold. The boys liked “helping” Aunt Charis play the piano. Family time … Continue reading

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Colorado Road Trip

How far is it from Phoenix to Fort Collins? Very, very far! But worth it. At the end of March we loaded Stephen’s Vibe, strapped the boys into their car seats, and began the long trek to visit David and … Continue reading

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Arizona State Senate

Last Thursday, I attended part of the Arizona state senate session in the capitol complex. My dad teaches history and travels the country as an evangelist during the summer. He writes letters to the editor, applicable to certain states/cities, and … Continue reading

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Heart Day & Other Days

For this year’s valentines I used the Christmas pictures we had taken of the boys. With a picture like that on the front, of course the valentines were adorable! On Valentine’s Day, the boys and I drove to Stephen’s office … Continue reading

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Playtime at Grandma and Grandpa’s

As I look back through these pictures from our visit to West Virginia, I love seeing my boys interact with my mom, dad and sisters. The boys had lots of fun discovering all the new things at Grandma and Grandpa’s … Continue reading

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