Archive for June, 2008

Circus Camp

Here are some pictures from the last day of Circus Camp and the 1/2 ring circus performance!


T juggling 4

Ferocious Lions:

T lion

Walking the Tightrope:

T tightrope

It was a thrilling performance!!!!!.


Coral Snake

This is a coral snake killed up the road this week. Pretty but dangerous…

Coral Snake


Circus Camp

Here is my favorite, and the all time cutest, clown! 🙂

Travis clown 2

Clowns 2



We thought for sure that Casper would avoid us like the plague after being caught Sunday evening. But, Mr. Nosy couldn’t resist checking out what Parker was doing and got snagged in the booty! Here he is again…

Casper again 2


The First Bass

Robbie found the sweet spot and finally caught some bass! We knew they were in there, but they were sneaky.

This was the first one:

First Bass

This was the cutest one:

Little Bass 2

Here is Dean with a nice one:

Deans Bass


Robbie the Catfish King

Robbie caught Casper, the albino catfish (and one of his buddies) yesterday evening. Both were released with no harm done – except perhaps to their pride…


Casper the Albino Catfish

Casper 2

Casper and Robbie

Casper’s Friend –

Robbie the Catfish King'


Travis the Fisherman

Travis the fisherman

Travis the Fisherman 3

Travis the Fisherman 2

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Emily the Fish Kisser

Emily the Fish Kisser.



Dropped off the girls at camp yesterday. Erin was so excited. Margaret and Kathryn don’t look quite as thrilled. I think it is the “teenager” in them…

Erin and her camp counselor

Erin in her camp bunk

Girls at camp

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Cool Succulent

I found this cool plant at Wal-Mart and couldn’t resist it. It is called “Etna” and is an Echeveria Hybrid.

Cool Succulent


An Evening of Fishing at the Pond

Here are pictures from an evening of fishing at the pond. 🙂

The prize of the night – Robbie and his GIANT catfish!!!!

Giant Catfish 4

Giant Catfish 2

Robbie and Giant Catfish 1

Giant Catfish 3

Parker and his catfish:

Parker and Catfish

Parkers Catfish

Erin, Matthew and a fish:

Erin Matthew and Fish

Erin and Robbie fishing:

Robbie and Erin Fishing

Travis shooting bread balls into the pond for the fish with the slingshot:

Trav and Slingshot

Margaret and one of the six fish she caught:

Margs and Fish

Note: All fish were returned safely to their home in the pond to provide us with entertainment again another day!!!.

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The Giant Turtle

Here is Robbie and the giant snapping turtle taken off the pond this week. We are going to let “nature” process it for us and save the shell. We estimated it at 20-25 pounds.

Robbie and turtle


Erin’s Webkinz

These are Erin’s Webkinz. Don’t forget to notice Carson, the snake, at the top…

Erins Webkinz


Casualties of War!!!

Is this a water moccasin or just a water snake? We aren’t sure but we don’t want to be swimming with it in the pond – whatever it is!!!!!

Robbie the Snake Hunter at work:

Robbie the Snake Hunter

Robbie the Snake Hunter 2


The big snapping turtles have to go too! Watch your toes…

Casualty of War