week long family reunion every other year.
onto CD's and will be giving a full set to each of us
for your love and generosity in bringing these to us!
some of the pics on there. Here are some early years
and my sis is just a little older than me.
Yeh, it seems that in several family photos I was
the one doing something tacky like sticking out my
Then along came Dougie!!
My brother Craig was the last born but isn't
And now...are you ready for this??
Wait for it...
Wait for it...
MOVE OVER PARTTRIDGE FAMILY, BRADY BUNCH
AND ANYONE ELSE WHOSE BIG FAMILY THOUGHT
THEY WERE COOL!!!
MAKE WAY FOR THE ALLEN CLAN!!
Are we cool or what???!!!!
I absolutely loved the bell bottoms I had on.
I bought them with babysitting money, and wore
the tar out of them!! Did you you some fave bells??
Well, fast forward a bit, and here we are at Family
Reunion with Mom and Dad.
This is the last
reunion where my Mom had the presence of
mind to really enjoy herself.
The reunion coming up next month is our 3rd
without our parents who passed away in 2004.
Here is the shirt we wore for the first one we
had without them.
Our family is growing by leaps and bounds...so
many little ones will be there this year.
I know my parents would be so tickled to see
how much we all are anticipating reunion this
year. The painful grieving process has subsided,
and with all the youth, a freshness and
newness of life has been breathed into our
celebration of family!!
GOD IS SO GOOD!!
ALL THE TIME!!
GOD IS GOOD!!
Thank you for sharing these fun memories with me!!
Love and Hugs,