Night on the range…

While the tribe was volunteering with tornado cleanup in Baxter Springs, on the last night of the deployment, the entire Samaritan Purse team was invited out to… Show Me Birds is the largest pheasant hunting resort in the United States, and is located just a couple of miles outside of little Baxter Springs, Kansas, on […]

Baxter Springs, KS & Samaritan’s Purse volunteering…

While we were in Oklahoma City helping out with Samaritan’s Purse, there were several storms that came through the region.  While none of the storms spawned tornadoes in or near OKC, there were dozens that set down in OK and the nearby states from April 27 through the 29th.  At least 7 of those tornadoes […]

Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, OKC…

Located in downtown OKC are the beautiful and relaxing Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory.  The gardens are a full city block of beautifully landscaped acreage, complete with tiered levels, and a small lake…Located in the middle of Myriad Botanical Gardens, is the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory. The conservatory is a unique, 70 […]

High Point Disaster Relief efforts with Samaritan’s Purse…

Towards the end of March, we spent 2 weeks in North Carolina while Vaughn and the 3 oldest (with us) were volunteering with Samaritan’s Purse ice storm cleanup efforts. We were camping near High Point, NC, which is located between, and just south of Greensboro and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  High Point is known as the […]

Volunteering for Samaritan’s Purse: Georgia clean-up wrap-up…

My volunteer crew finished up their last day of work volunteering for Samaritan’s Purse here in Augusta today.  This deployment was full of all sorts of new roles and experiences for my tribe since the kids had had birthdays since we were in Oklahoma last June – as a minor, you are restricted in what […]

Volunteering in Georgia: Our Week…

Volunteering in Georgia… Vaughn and the bigs on the ice storm cleanup crew. Looks like trouble to me! Beth running the skidsteer.  Beth. Like I said, Trouble!  😉 Getting pointers from the guys.  She did great! 🙂 Hope we’re at the correct address!!!The team leader sent Vaughn and the kids down first to make sure […]

Samaritan’s Purse volunteering: Cleaning up in Augusta, GA… ;)

We have been in Augusta, Georgia for a week now.  It took us an extra day to find a campground, but we love where we ended up staying, and it has been the perfect place to base camp out of for my Samaritan’s Purse volunteering tribe. Vaughn, Beth, Jake, and Thomas have been going in […]