I Love This Picture

My 7-year-old daughter created this Christmas note out of her Banana Gram letters on the floor in her room. Thank you, sweetie. Daddy and Mommy love you to the moon and back!

Snow on the AT

Kristy scored some “awesome wife points” today (not that she needs them) when she encouraged me to go on a trail run as part of my post-Christmas staycation. So, obliging her, I drove up to Woody Gap and ended up running to Gooch Gap and back on the AT. Below is a photo of snow…

Last Week of 2011 Update

Hello Creekstone friends! I am on vacation this week and will miss you on Sunday. However, since Andy will be teaching, you are in for a treat! And with Sunday being January 1st, I can’t imagine a better way to start the new year than by being reminded of the gospel. My prayer is that…

Christmas Eve Wrap Up

Just got the kid’s presents wrapped and about to hit the sack. Wow, Kristy is an amazing gift wrapper. Anyway, I think we are ready for the morning. Also, I’m really grateful for the folks who helped with the Christmas Eve service tonight. Even with a few technical difficulties, they rallied and received the grace…

Dockery Lake Trail Hike with the Kids (Photos)

With the weather today being perfect for an outdoor adventure, I took the my three Caston kids on a hike on the Dockery Lake Trail, a spur of the Appalachian Trail just south of Woody Gap. Here are some memories. By the way, Ann Ferris, the budding photographer with quite the creative streak, took these photos.  See…

The Caston’s Online Christmas Card

Dear friends, As we reflect upon the cradle and the cross at the close of 2011, it is our prayer that 2012 will be a year of grasping the glorious grace-implications of the gospel even more deeply so that we will be compelled to extend them even more widely—from Dahlonega, through the north Georgia mountains…