Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Criminal Justice Academy Field Trip

Last week we went on a field trip to the Criminal Justice Academy.



Our tour started with a trip to the driving range where we learned about how they learn to drive in various conditions.'  We even got to witness them “catching” a bad guy!


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Next stop was to the shooting range, we didn’t get to go down for safety reasons but we heard lots of shooting.  The only picture I got:


The we headed off to the ‘Hall of Fame’ where our tour guy handed us over to another tour guide for the hall of fame.  I took loads of pictures so here is only a “few”. 

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Friday, November 13, 2009


Well, we have decided to re-enlist to the army, this time indefinitely only because Mark was past his 10 year mark.  So, on to a new adventure in our lives.  He has orders to Fort Stewart, GA, but we are unsure if the girls and I are going with him only because he might be getting deployed in the next 6 months or so.  The girls and I would love to be in SC if he does deploy, but we shall see what comes up.  We have to make a decision in the next month or sooner, whether to sell our house and go with him, rent our house out and go with him, or the girls and I stay here while he goes to GA, but he will have to find housing.  Decisions, decisions, but we are trying to let the Lord lead us.  It is hard when you want to know what to do now instead of trusting in Him to take care of us.

Here are some shots of his re-enlistment ceremony.  Our pastor and his wife was there along with a couple from church (although he couldn’t stay because he had a meeting).

Family Shot:


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Presenting me with a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ DSC_0085 DSC_0087

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Nature Walk

Last week a friend invited us to go on a nature walk in her woods.  Natalie was very happy about this but Emily was just ready to go back (she isn’t a fan of walking!).  Anyway, here are a couple pictures of our adventure.

Nature Hike

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We saw Holly:


We saw Fern:


We saw a Holly Tree:


We saw bees:


We picked peppers and ate some raspberries:

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