Last weekend we made a quick trip to Missouri to celebrate our niece's High School Graduation. We spent one night at the Southards' farm and visited Papa Southards in the nursing home. We know Papa will be going home to heaven soon, so we cherish every time we get to see him.
We then went to Poplar Bluff to join the rest of the family and celebrate Maddy. Maddy is Tim (Steve's older brother) and Shari's oldest daughter. She is headed to Cornerstone College (in Michigan) next year. She is an absolutely beautiful girl inside and out and we are so excited to see how she grows over these next 4 years. My sister-in-law Shari enjoyed having all of her and Tim's family together for the first time since their wedding over 10 years ago. The cousins loved playing together as usual.
It was a fast and furious trip but we are so thankful that even moving to Ohio, we are close enough to make those trips for special occasions.