This post is especially for Joey & Jamie, Chet, Kenny, Cindy, Keelie & family, Keesha & Jeremie, Kip, Kaleb, Joshua & family, Jay & family, Jared, Kyla, Marty K, Keenan, Katie, Quinna, Julina. Without you it wasn't a complete family reunion, but I thought you'd enjoy taking part a little through pictures.
With six children, thirty-plus grandchildren (and one more on the way--not me), 7 great-grandchildren (and one more on the way), the offspring of Daddy and Mama (aka Papa and Grandma) usually enjoy getting together for some large family gatherings. Recently, part of the Texas contingent was up north and we all (or in groups) enjoyed: eating, playing baseball, swimming, eating, golfing, boating, eating, hanging out, tubing, socializing, and eating.
Here are some pictures from one of our picnics. It's always to nice to be at a park where there's plenty to do for all ages. The play area for the younger kids was great.
Lauren, posing beautifully on the curly slide.
Gabe using it another way.
Owen, Kirk, and Lisa at the climbing wall.
Lisa, having reached her destination.
Gabe, LOVED the little car. Lauren wasn't brave enough to join the crazy man at the wheel!
But Zachary was.. (if you noticed that Gabe HAD his glasses on and now does not, rest assured that they made it into Keith's pocket)
Owen, Jonathan, Bryce, and Sean hang out more than play.
The basketball court drew some of the older crowd.
Seth, Kent, Ellen, Daniel on Troy, Brett, Shane, Patrick
Ellen, Katie, Kent, Daniel
Katie, Kent, Seth, Brett, Shane, Troy, Patrick, Ellen
Troy, Daniel, Kent, and Seth
The park even had a Saturday evening event for spectators. They're watching....
.......lawn tractor racing. That's a lawn mower with a go-kart engine.
And then there's the activity enjoyed by all age groups...eating.
Setting up. Grandma, Kelly, Dana, Keith (supervising?)
Kyle, Keith, and Jodi
Paul and Lauren
Brett, Paul Michael, and Mark
Grandma and Papa (I love Bryce in the background)
We're looking forward to more "reunionizing" at Ellen's wedding next week!