Joseph is no longer a pre-teen, he is a bonifide 13 year old and has requested to no longer be referred to as “the little kids”! We now have 3 teenage boys, 2 elementary, 2 toddlers and 2 very blessed yet busy, exhausted adults!!! We praise God for Joseph and the unique, energetic, creative, talented, sensitive, passionate, comedic teen he is. Happy 13th Birthday Joesph!!!
Heart of Greed
There once was a young man
So forgotten and poor
Who’d been dirty and broken
Faced with death and pure horror
But that would very soon change
For a ticket was dropped in an alley way
The one where the poor boy currently stayed
And on the card read a three, three, three
They young man had just won the lottery
He became a millionaire
In the blink of an eye
Yet he was filled with greed
That would lead to his demise
He bought the biggest of houses
And ate the finest of foods
But he was greedy and selfish
And very much rude
Wanting more money he bet in poker
And with the money like rain it was too much to handle
Then the spark was ignited with an unlucky dice bramble
And the man paid the price one does when they gamble
So he was homeless and hungry
Due to his thirst for more
He was now a greedy man so forgotten and poor.
By: Joseph Garrett 7th grade
Nothing helps beat the winter blues like getting a semi-warm/dry day to burn off some energy and soak up some vitamin D at the playground! Gayley and Hans were King and queen of the park. They certainly wore their Mama out especially our no fear rough and tumble baby girl but sweet Hans was always close by helping take care of his baby sister!
Trey and Barry braved the winter chill to go hunting Mallards and wood ducks but the land was so flooded that everywhere looked like a lake giving the ducks too many landing options. Only a few flew into the actual pond allowing them to only each get 2 a piece. Not much of a duck feast barely an appetizer. Hopefully they’ll have better luck next time.