Today was my first day of school. I am exited to be back at the grind, because there is only one way to a law degree, and that is through college. But on the other hand, there is nothing more aggravating than college work. That said, it looks like I should have a little more fun this semester as part of the Honors program at Gulf Coast.
Before school started, I took a week trip to my Uncle Tim and Aunt Sandy’s house in Ohio for a visit with the family. Here are a few pics of the trip.
They were trying to get me to hang around a little longer—or a lot longer. =D
This is Lark, or Larky-boy, with a typical face he makes.
This is Jewel, one of my cute cousins. Here I was giving Jewel some tips on taking good pictures with her camera. Rule #1: don’t take pictures of ugly people. Fortunately for her, she was sitting in a room full of Maynards, where that was not an issue. =D
And this is Holly, inevitably cute, with a smile that’s contagious.
On our way to church! That’s Angel on my lap, and Jewel to my side.
The gardens are a Maynard trait…and a good one at that. Their garden is doing great, and we worked in it some.
The kids wore me out, although I can’t complain about the massage therapy…even if it was done with Levi’s feet.
Levi called me “Ah-bo.”
She is so easy to make smile…
Lily is 9, and along with Calandra, is becoming a fine pianist. With some hard work, she’ll leave academics like me in the dust.
I bet you can’t guess what I’m doing here…
Calandra is ten years old.
Angel, the heart-breaker.
Jewel, the avid artist at work!
They like to help around the kitchen counter….sometimes it’s a good thing. (ahem) =)
Heading to dinner and a visit with Aunt Connie and Uncle Butch.
Larky giving me a face at the Hometown Buffet.
Well, all good thing must come to an end. In fact, Delta Airlines does not have a good relationship with me. All my interactions with them happen to be when they fly me away from those I love. Just think, maybe the next time I see clouds from this angle, I’ll be flying right on past them, meeting my Lord in the air!
I got a text message with this picture during my layover in Atlanta with the caption, “Where’s Claybo?” I can’t help but notice the red eyes. No worries…I should be back for a visit before long.
Ugh, it’s late. Goodnight, all!