From Denver to Auburn for a Summer Visit

This week our family from out in Colorado came out to see us. We had my son (Bryan) and his wife (Sara), her mother (Karen), and their two previous kids (yes, our grandkids), who are 9 months (Luke) and 6 years old (William), out from Denver to visit with us. It was a short visit, but…

The Four Fillmer Boys as We Welcome Luke into the World

Well one down and one to go. Today we welcomed baby Luke into the world today at 10:07am in Longmont Colorado. Luke weighed in at 8 pounds and measured 21 inches and seemed to be totally at peace with his own existence within a few minutes, hardly even cried except when various nurses jolted him…

Baby Luke and the Mother To-Be Maternity Shoot

Yes my son and daughter-in-law are expecting, this coming September (so is my sister Sarah for that matter, and within about a week of each other, and yes, they are both Sara(s)'ssssesss...). While they were down here for their Disney vacation we got a very quick, and very hot and humid, photo shoot with the…

Dear Eliot Video, 99 Balloons, and Brave Parents

This is my post for Creative Chaos // 28 (see also guidelines) over at Ragamuffin Soul for this week (which isn't published quite yet over there but will be soon). If you haven€™t participated in Creative Chaos yet there is always time to jump in.  It is a great tool to learn some of the…

National Polka Festival in Ennis Texas 2008

We are getting ready now for a nice weekend in Ennis at the National Polka Festival. Here is me and the little dude, William hanging before the festival begins.  I have been able to take many photos of William each time we visit but this has to be one of my favorites.  You can see…

Ever have one of those weeks?

This past week turned out to be one of those weeks for us. Throughout all the details that follow I was able to somehow keep my sanity and keep my schedule in regards to the Secret of the Stole KAL. A huge THANK YOU and a big CYBER HUG go out to my friend Reba…

William Plays Soccer with Bryan on Youtube

Take a look at this new video of our grandson William. It is too funny!!  He loves to play with his daddy (Bryan) and it seems that momma is always behind the camera and not down on the floor playing, but perhaps we will see her in another video coming up soon.

William’s Knitted Hat Surprise with Snoopy

Merry Christmas William!! This hat is for you and I will be sending it to you asap. The model however will remain with me. Looks like I finished it just in time...  I had to try it out on Snoopy first but it looks good on him.  I am posting this over on Scott's blog…

William's Knitted Hat Surprise with Snoopy

Merry Christmas William!! This hat is for you and I will be sending it to you asap. The model however will remain with me. Looks like I finished it just in time...  I had to try it out on Snoopy first but it looks good on him.  I am posting this over on Scott's blog…

William the Grandson Ham at Home With Dad

William the Ham Our son sends us a photo a day, via email, of our grandson William. We have decided that he is quite a ham. I have been collecting some of the best ones to put on the blog. Here they are, complete with the title our son deemed appropriate for each. "You just…