June 25, 2007


For the first time ever, as in, for the first time in my 18 years, something months, etc. days of living, I jumped on a trampoline. Yes sir, last Tuesday marked the day. Quite an experience, it was.

A more detailed post, including pictures, can be read here.

June 12, 2007

An Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago today, Steve and Kelley Bandy were married at Athens Christian Church in Athens, Illinois...

Happy 25th Anniversary, Dad and Mom... :) God has blessed the five of us kids with the bestest parents in the world.

And a most wonderful day to have it! The weather treated us nicely, but the highlight definitely would be the evening. Grace prepared our dinner (I shall decline from giving the details to prevent jealousy :D ), then after the main course dessert was served:

Following dessert, we all headed outside, doing nothing much of importance. The serenity of an Illinois country, with no big city to pollute the noise surrounding you, few cars passing by throughout the day...only your father reading to the family and everyone sitting around here and there listening intently...

June 11, 2007

Happy Birthdayness and General Updation

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Yes, I know, I've been terrible about updating my blog--I apologize to y'all. I shall strive to post more often!

So, it's time to update.

Last week signaled my first week of full-time working, and not a better week could have occurred. Beautiful days, not exceeding 85 degrees (although the one day it went over--had the day off); receiving drenching rain and not wearing a jacket; nap times during long trips, such as that time we drove to Pittsfield over an hour away; wonderful lunches at the local mom and pop restaurants; and to top it all off, we swam at our neighbor's pool multiple times. :D

Also! On Friday Emil attained the age of 16 years. And to celebrate this event, a picture is posted. (with permission, of course ;)

That is...if I can find it.

Aha! Here we are--

Happy Birthday (albeit the few days late), Emil!!!