A Caston Christmas ’07

Today we got up and enjoyed gifts, Luke 2, orange breakfast rolls and time with friends (some who came from our old stompin’ ground of Tupelo, MS). It was so good to reconnect with them! Our kids were heard to say on several occasions, “This is the best Christmas ever!” Their enthusiasm was such a…

Classical Conversations Christmas Party

Classical Conversations is our home-school group that meets at Perimeter for classes on Mondays and does work at home the rest of the week. Here are some pictures of the CC Christmas Party. Ann Ferris hanging out with her class. The lunch line. That’s Schaeffer on the right. Kristy speaking to the crowd about Messianic…

Making Christmas Cookies with N.C. Friends

Today we met friends from North Carolina in NW Atlanta (at their grandparent’s home in Vinings) to make and decorate Christmas cookies. So much fun! Rollin out the dough. And tah dah… mmm, mmm good!

Video of Buck in Backyard

Recently I took a video of one of the deer that eats acorns in our backyard. It’s actually Corps of Engineers land, so he’s safe! :0)

A Mississippi Family Christmas

From Dec. 14-16 we made a tour de force run from Georgia to Mississippi to attend the annual Luby family Christmas party (Kristy’s side of the clan). While there we got to see some friends (but not nearly as many as we wanted to see!). By the way, don’t miss the pics below of the…

First Fire of the Season & Charlie Brown Christmas

We recently celebrated the cooler weather with our first fire of the season. We decided to go all out and do a pallet party on the den floor as we watched A Charlie Brown Christmas- classic! UP NEXT: Pics from our tour de force visit to Mississippi from Dec. 14-16. There are so many folks…

Cutting Our Christmas Tree… Sippin’ Cider… Roasting Marshmellows

On Friday, December 7, we went out to the Kinsey Family farm in north Forsyth County (the Appalachian foothills) to pick and cut our Christmas tree. In addition to sawing the tree, we enjoyed hot cider and roasted marshmellows. You can’t do that at Home Depot or Wal Mart! Ann Ferris with cider and Schaeffer…

Thanksgiving ’07

As is our tradition, we spend Thanksgiving day in Flora, MS, where Kristy’s family gathers. On Friday we had a special treat in that we got to see some special friends. Oh, how we love that word-FRIENDS-and all that it represents! Schaeffer and his cousin, Dayne, playing footballat Uncle Bubba and Aunt Caroyn’s in Flora,…