Author Archives: John

Yourself to Blame

  Ben Carson‘s mom recently died.  This is a poem that she read to her children when ever they would make excuses.  Enjoy! Yourself to Blame by Mayme White Miller If things go bad for you And make you a … Continue reading

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How I Add Watermarks To My Photos

Sometime ago, someone mentioned that they would like to add their name to their photos like I do. I do it a couple of different ways, depending on where the picture is located (on my computer, or on my phone).  … Continue reading

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WordPress Jetpack Update Failure

Why am I posting a thing like this on our family blog?  Maybe it will help others that are having a similar problem with their blog.  I use WordPress as my blogging software.  Lately, my software updates have been failing.  … Continue reading

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Hiawatha Rails to Trails Bike Ride

On the week-end of August 23-25, 2013, most of Carol’s family got together for a 60th birthday party for her brother Doug. We rented the Savenac Bunkhouse at a bunk house at Haugan, MT. We then went on the Hiawatha … Continue reading

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C.R. “Mac” McDougall 1926 – 2013

Can Funerals Be Good? I’ve been to a few funerals that were really good, and Dad’s is now among that list. While we will all grieve at his loss, we don’t grieve as the the world does. 1 Thessalonians 4:13 … Continue reading

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Super Moon

Tonight was a Super Moon, the largest moon of the year.  My daughter Katie and I had some fun with the telescope and took some pictures of it.  Here is one of them.  The heavens declare His glory! -John

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Vacation Trip To Seattle

As a gift to our graduating seniors (Katie, Desire’ and Terry), we all took a fun trip to Seattle June 1 to June 8, 2013. We attended Terry’s (Desire’s boyfriend) graduation, and soon after the event, we wisked him away … Continue reading

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Katie and Desire’ Graduate From High School

Katie and Desire’ graduated from Jefferson High on May 19, 2013. They both did a fantastic job and we are proud of them. We had a fun party afterwards with relatives and friends.  Click HERE to see the pictures.

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Desire’ at State Music Festival

Jefferson High School (in Boulder, MT) did fantastic at the State Music Festival on May 3, 2013 in Missoula, MT.  Desire’ received a “Superior” rating for her solo, plus a “Superior” for Women’s Ensemble she was in, plus an “Excellent … Continue reading

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Helena Rugby

Desire’ plays for the Helena Lady Dragons rugby team. Ana started playing rugby, but was injured during a practice.  Desire’s boy friend Terry plays on the Helena Hooligans team. Both the ladies and guys played Missoula’s teams and won both. … Continue reading

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