Where The Orange Blossoms Grow....

Hello! Welcome to the Stricklen's blog. We hope to keep our family and friends up to date with what is going on with our family. You will find a variety of experiences posted here -- you may find pictures of the never ending project of building our house, Callie helping William with his first steps, Mary studying a rare insect species, or perhaps you may be terribly bored with Molly's numerous fruit trees, berries, vegetables and rare plant pictures! Who knows what we may find Chris and CJ doing -- probably something having to do with a tractor or machine of sorts. Abby and Margaret will keep us entertained with costumes from other lands or a fairy story. Whatever we post, we trust it will lift your spirits and bring honor and glory to our Lord!

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The View From Up Here!

Once there was a tree.

Mary and CJ decided to climb it

and see what they could see.....

There's our old water tower

Abby walking across the back yard

The front/side view of our house through the branches

Awww, a cute little tree boy
or is it a blond headed monkey?

Hey, can I come up?

There's Bok Tower from a distance

The back/side yard

The front of our property leading out to the road

Some of our equipment - ugly :(

Ouch! What those little feet can handle!

Dress up Time!!

The Stricklen children always
provide a good laugh
with the costumes they come up with!

Goat boy!

Baby Goat boy!

The glamorous young lady from
the Far East

And then there's Cowboy Wills
(Yeah, I know we already used this picture
but it's too cute not to end this post with!)
Posted by: Mama


The Dischers said...

Oh! What a cute post. You really do have some nice views! Your yard looks so great in that picture.

The "goat boys" are too funny.


Whiddon Family said...

Looks like y'all really have a fun climbing tree! I thought the painful feet picture was so funny. ;-) The little "goat boys" are so hilarious! Y'all are really creative in your "costumes"!!
Thank y'all for posting!

A Still Small Voice said...

The "costumes" are soo creative! It looks like you all had a lot fun!!

Kelly said...

Did Mary take the photos?


The Miller Family said...

The aerial pictures are great, I get a better idea of where the garden is in relation to the house.

I think those goat boys are just adorable, and the fabulous lady from the far-east was the eight os Asian glamour.

Aunt Katie

The Miller Family said...

Oh, goodness....my fingers got ahead of my mind. The statement should have read "the height of Asian glamour".


Kitty said...

Well well. Another cute post from the Stricklens!! :o)


Amanda said...

The goat boys are too cute!!! :)