Brown 7 in 2017

Our family of 6 will grow to 7 in 2017. God has chosen to bless us with another child. To be honest, this was a surprise to my wife and I. We thought we had our quiver full with four daughters. We survived and completed all the diaper and potty training we could handle. This…

Child #4: It’s a…

    GIRL! And her name is Avee Elaine.     Avee means “my father” and Elaine means “light”.     As with each of our children we give them a Bible verse. Avee’s is     “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above coming down from the Father of lights with whom  there is no variation or shadow…

Family Vacation

Can you say road trip? Thankful for the opportunity to travel with family to see family and friends. Vacations; big or small or long or short; are memory makers. We have a lengthy trip out to an Iowa farm where there will be four generations. This time will go by too quickly. It’s peaceful in…

Easter 2012

Easter holds a special place in our family. It was about 11 years ago this time that I blindfolded a great friend &  beautiful lady to walk along the beach in the moonlight to ask her to spend the rest of our lives together in marriage. More importantly, Easter is a grateful time for our…