Sunday, January 10, 2010

To the Snow Again!

Little Man & Daddy

Friends Keeping Warm by the Fire.

Looking Down the Slope and overlooking the Cherohala Skyway.

Kratzers & Swaffords

Looking into the Woods

Jodie & Cyd Sledding

Taking My Turn!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Sandy Erickson & Priscilla Smith

Sandra "Sandy" Erickson
October 14th, 1950 - January 5th, 2010
Sandra “Sandy” Erickson, 59, of Collegedale died Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at her residence. She was an elementary school teacher for 26 years and a member of the Collegedale Seventh Day Adventist Church. She is survived by her husband: Richard Erickson, Collegedale; her mother: Frieda Blanchard, both of Collegdale; a son: Jonathan Erickson, Athens, TN, and a daughter: Julie Cavanaugh, Portland, Oregan.

Priscilla Smith
December 9th, 1946 - January 4th, 2010
Priscilla Lee Smith; 63 of Ooltewah, TN; passed away Monday, January 4, 2010 at her home. She was employed with Focus Healthcare and attended Chattanooga First Seventh-day Adventist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Gloria Smith. She is survived by her son, Mark Meyers and wife Vicki, Battlecreek, MI; daughters, Heather Joy and husband Nick, Ooltewah, TN; Amber Mills and husband Leon, Reading, PA; brothers, David Smith and wife Carol, McDonald, TN; Larry Smith and wife Jenni, Collegedale, TN; 7 grandchildren, Jordan, Jerrad, Jayce, Hailey, Justin, John, and Julia; and great-grandson, Jaden.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Snow Day Fun: Inside!

Hixson, Tennessee about 4:45 on January 7, 2010

Near and below Freezing for a week.
Finally some Precipitation.
And we Got out of School Today & Tomorrow!

Thanks Uncle Corbin & Aunt Julie!
Jacks loves his Truck!

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Lets go Playing in the Snow!

Want to play in some snow? We dropped our plans and headed for Telleco Plains and the Cherohala Skyway.

Sadie and Jacks could not get into it fast enough.

Snow Angles

Jodes pulling the kids.

Looking up the road just after it was scraped and salted.

"Sadie's holding Jacks."


"Look at me playing!"

Friday, January 1, 2010

July 18, 1999: Our Wedding Day

Mr. & Mrs. Swafford
Wedding Day
Morisset, NSW

Taking a Walk Down Memory Lane.
Oh, How Young We Looked!

Another From Down-Under: Liesl Schulz Visits

Chattanooga Aquarium Jellies Exhibit

Shark Cage: Little Shark Didn't Want a Picture!

Liesl, the kids, and I all visited a few of the Chattanooga's sites learning about the history.
We made it to:

Looking Across the Walnut Street Bridge with know one around. The wind and cold kept everyone with sense inside!

Sadie just after her first hair cut.

Jacks all Smiles. He loves lots of attention and laughs very easily.

Wishing Aunty Liesl Good Bye!
Thanks for visiting. We alway enjoy eating M&M's having you with us.

New Year's Day.
Sadie and Grandma Swafford made a ginger bread train. Sadie is very proud of it and no Mummy would not let her have it in bed.