Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Family





Recently, Russell's cousin and wife and their 5 children visited from Arkansas. We had a little family get together while they were here and this is a picture of my MIL's cousin, who was raised as her brother, Uncle Hugh and Russell's cousin Russell! Obviously, there are several Russell's in the family.

Russell is a minister of music and is very talented! We enjoyed the day, with kids swimming and cousins visiting.

The church pew they're sitting on belonged to my friend. When she died, her girls gave the pew to me and it has a place of honor in my home. It reminds me of her, she was such a faithful Christian.

4 comments:

Keetha said...

I too have a small church pew in my home - - - though I don't think mine is as pretty as yours, nor does mine have such a fine story. I bought mine in my friend's antique shop - - - and I guess that's all there is to my story.

Dawn said...

I think it's so interesting how you see the family resemblance through the generational pictures I've been posting - we can't see these things ourselves sometimes.

I hope you have a wonderful trip to visit your grands, and that your time with your son will be peaceful and cathartic!

Leigh said...

I love that pew too! My husbands grandma gave a large sum to her church and when the church reemodled gave her one of the pews in her husnads name (deceased). She didnt know what to do with it and gave it away to the thrift store. I was sick when I found out. SICK!

Leigh said...

really, I should reread what I type,or at least they need spell check. I look at what I type-not the screen. Forgive.