Family is running like it should

Its been a busy month. My mother in loaw went back to VA so its true life around here. Its going well but I expected that. Jackson is doing well with his tubes and Maggie is doing well with here size, yeap shes still big. Just under 11 pounds now. Emily has recovered nicely and seems to be close to normal.

Ive given up on the garden. The rabbits gave me a run for may money and they won. Operation no rabbit starting next year.

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Thought this was intresting

Nothing new but a family of 4 stuff going on. Thought this was neat.

History Lesson on Kentucky
For those of you who live in Kentucky
you might find this interesting.
And for those of you who don’t,
YOU might also find this interesting.

Today’s history lesson!

1792 – Kentucky was the first state on the western frontier to join the Union.

1816 – (first promoted) Mammoth Cave, with 336+ miles of mapped passages, is the world’s longest cave. It is 379 feet deep and contains at least 5 levels of passages. It’s second only to Niagara Falls as the most popular tourist attraction in the US. It became a National Park on July 1, 1941.

1856 – The first enamel bathtub was made in Louisville.

1883 – The first electric light bulb was shown in Louisville. Thomas Alva Edison introduced his invention to crowds at the Southern Exposition.

1887 – Mother’s Day was first observed in Henderson by teacher Mary S. Wilson. It became a national holiday in 1916.

1893 – ‘Happy Birthday to You’, probably the most sung song in the world,
was written by two Louisville sisters – Mildred and Patricia Hill.

Late 19th century – Bibb lettuce was first cultivated by Jack Bibb in Frankfort , Kentucky

1896 – The first (known) set of all male quintuplets was born in Paducah .

1934 – Cheeseburgers were first tasted at Kaelin’s Restaurant in Louisville .

1937 – The first Wigwam Village Motel, with units in the shape of a ‘teepee’, was built by Frank A. Redford in Cave City .

The world’s largest baseball bat, a full one hundred twenty (120) feet tall
and weighing 68,000 pounds, can be seen at the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville (Jefferson Co.).

Chevrolet Corvettes are manufactured only in Bowling Green .

Covington (St. Mary’s Cathedral-Basilica of the Assumption) is home
to the world’s largest hand blown stained glass window in existence.
It measures an astounding 24 feet by 67 feet and contains 117 different figures.

The world’s largest crucifix, standing at sixty (60) feet tall, is in Bardstown (Nelson Co.).

Fort Knox holds more than $6 billion worth of gold – the largest amount stored anywhere in the world.

The JIF plant in Lexington is the world’s largest peanut butter producing facility.

Kentucky has more resort parks than any other state in the nation.

Middlesboro is the only United States city built inside a meteor crater.

Newport is home to The World Peace Bell, the world’s largest free-swinging bell.

Pike County is the world’s largest producer of coal.

Pikeville annually leads the nation (per capita) in consumption of Pepsi-Cola.

Post-It Notes are made exclusively in Cynthiana , Ky.

Shaker Village ( Pleasant Hill ) is the largest historic community of its kind in the United States

Christian County is ‘wet’, while Bourbon County is ‘dry’.
(‘wet ‘sells liquor; ‘dry’ does not)

Barren County has the most fertile land in the state.

Lake Cumberland has more miles of shoreline than the state of Florida ..

Kentucky is best known for its beautiful blue grass. And, let us not forget about the basketball and the Race Horses !!

Margaret Frances is Here


After 20 hours of hard drug free labor we realized that Maggie was being suborned and needed help. The doc came and checked Emily and decided we needed a C section due to the tiredness of Emily and the baby. 7-09-08 at 541PM she was here. Maggie is a big ole girl at 9lbs 7ozs. She and Emily both are well.

Caos is closer than it should be

Jackson has is surgery tomorrow morning. Noting major, just tubes, but non the less surgery. My Grandfather is sick and may not last the week. Hes evil so i suspect he will live despite his ripe ole age of 98. My mother in loaw is down here helping us seeing how im working and Emily cant do the day to day stuff let on lone handle all the running with the doctors appointments. Everything could go smoothly this week or it could go to pure crazyness.