Author Archives: Kelly

It’s All Fun & Games…Until a Drone Gets Stuck in Your Hair

May 23 – 29 Wednesday (the 24th) was a fairly busy day.  We started off with all of us going over to West Haven Elementary School for Paityn’s Kindergarten program.  The program was a culmination of songs the kids learned throughout their year in Kindergarten.  It was very cute and Paityn did a great job. … Continue reading »

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When Momma & Papa Are Away…

May 18 – 21 Zack and Kelsea flew to Oklahoma for a Family Readiness Conference this weekend while the rest of us kept the home fires burning. Kelsea is the Family Readiness Group Leader for Zack’s unit and he is her liaison.  Michael and I had the same responsibilities at a couple of his units…it’s … Continue reading »

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Allergies, Roly Poly’s & Mary Lou Retton

May 15 – 18 Monday was fairly quiet for us.  The UT Barnett’s had to go back to work/school and we hung out at home doing some computer work (blogging for self & Heartland, banking, going over documentation for our new position as Chapter Leaders, etc). Tuesday was a pretty full day as Michael had … Continue reading »

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New Heartland South Texas Chapter Leaders

May 11 – 14 Thursday morning we were off and running.  Paityn asked that I take her to kindergarten so we all (everyone except for Kelsea) drove Pnut to kindergarten then dropped Cameron off at daycare.  Then Zack, Michael and I headed to Zack’s reserve unit as he had a small project to complete.  Then … Continue reading »

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Flight From WI To UT

Wednesday, May 10th We arrived at the airport about 1:45 pm to find out we were delayed until 4:55 pm.  We checked in and went through security with no problems.  We made our way to the gate and noticed that the arrival and departure board still showed the flight as on time and none of … Continue reading »

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A Quick Trip to Amish Country

Darrell came in about 6:30 am and pulled Michael and Bill aside first as they wanted to get us checked in ASAP so that they could get our coaches moved into the bays and ready for Lippert to do their thing. When we were checked in we waited for Eric and Dorothy and then we … Continue reading »

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Moving Day: Monona, WI To Elkhart, IN

Since Alex spent the night with us last night, we met Dan and Ben at The Parkway Family Restaurant for breakfast and so that we could make the child exchange.  We met at 8:30 am to allow us plenty of time to enjoy breakfast and visit before we needed to get back to the campground … Continue reading »

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For Sale

May 3 – May 6 Wednesday dawned sunny and bright…finally!  Michael was finally able to get back outside and do some more work on caulking the coach.  He’d only been able to work on it one day and then the rain started and lasted for nearly a week! We noticed some straw on the ground … Continue reading »

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Alex Time

April 28 – May 2 Friday it was Alex’s turn to come and stay with Nana and Papaw.  We ate dinner with Alex’s family, trying a new place – Parkway Family Restaurant – and it wasn’t bad.  A diner type of place.  Portions were large and the food was good.  The salad bar was really … Continue reading »

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Ben Time

April 24 – 28 Monday Amanda and the babies came by with Jimmy Johns for lunch and it was nice enough that we were able to enjoy lunch outside on the picnic table.  Michael was a happy boy as he’s been ‘Jonesing’ for Jimmy Johns since before we arrived in Wisconsin! After lunch Amanda and … Continue reading »

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