Sunday, September 28, 2008

Sharp Shooter

Fletcher got to shoot a .22 and do a little fishing at a birthday party today.

Welcome to the south!

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Attic Cleaning 101

How to clean out the attic in four easy steps by Mark.

Step One:
Open the Door

Step Two:
Throw everything out the window from 3 stories

Step Three:
Close the door.

Step Four:
Go to the Club and have a beer.

Coolidge Park with Nini and Papa

Nini, Papa, Katherine, Fletcher, Nathan and Lena went to ride the carousel at Coolidge Park in Chattanooga. Here are some of the pictures.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Cumberland Caverns Scout Trip

Packed and ready to go

Kevin and group grabbing some eats at McD's.

Hiking to the cave

58 degrees year round
Unpacking gear where we are sleeping.
Commercial tour first
Pack 60 scouts
Everybody has to fit through the
box to go on the "Wild Tour."
Did I mention it is 11 inches tall?

Starting the "Wild Tour"

This was the start of an almost 30ft crawl.
Tight fit for this first grader coming behind us.

My cave tourist look
This section is call the "Lemon Squeeze."
I refered to it as the "Ball Scratcher"
Close quarters if you are 4ft tall.

Clean up
Heading home - we need a shower!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Retreat at Horn's Creek

Headed to Ocoee Tennessee this morning with about 50 other members from church for a family retreat. Climbing walls, 1000ft zip lines and giant swings started our day. We had a ball!

Lucy and Fletcher about to tackle the 50ft climbing wall. Nice Hat!

The Pound Men

Waiting to try the giant swing. Drops you 40ft then send you 80ft in the air

Fletcher about to step of of a 40ft drop

Lucy getting some big swing action

Katherine finishing the big swing


Team mud pit race.

Final Picture with before leaving