Thursday, September 10, 2009

Friday Photo Flashback

Fridayflashback

I recently stumbled upon this meme and thought I would go find some old pictures of my boys through the years. 

My, my…the years have flown by so quickly!  If you are the mother of young ones now, cherish each and every moment.  Time waits for no one!  I labeled the first one with my son’s names, let’s see if you can figure out who’s who as they are growing up.

 

Easter - 1991

The boys2

 

Ready for Church…5 years later

 

Boys 3  

 

My oldest son’s wedding day in the summer of 2003, with all of his brothers.  He left two weeks later for a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan.

 

Boys 4

And this one taken on Easter 2007, right after their annual spring football game.

 

Boys 6

Now finally, I have my granddaughters to add a little pink to the family photos!  I enjoyed raising the boys…..but MY GIRLS are GREAT !!!!

Please join us over at Alicia’s More Than Words for more flashbacks!

31 comments:

Muthering Heights said...

What a cute flashback...you have a lovely family!

Robyn said...

Wonderful flashback you have a beautiful family!

Kim@Seasons of My Heart said...

You TRULY have a BEAUTIFUL family friend.

Blessings to you!

Alicia said...

Hi Susan! I'm so happy you joined in with us!!

Your boys are so handsome!!! Isn't it awesome how you got your girls' from your boys!!!!

Oh, and don't you just love Danielle's talent w/ the blogs? I do love yours as well!

Lynn said...

Great photos! Wow time flies, doesn't it?
Know that you're always in my thoughts and prayers!
Hebrews 6:17-20 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath: That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us: Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
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sweet_shelo said...

wow, I love your photos from youngters to grown ups.. Truly you have a blessed Family..

LisaShaw said...

I absolutely love this! What a handsome family!!

Love you.

The imPerfect Houswife said...

What a GREAT looking family you have!! My husband is from all boys and wouldn't you know, he got two daughters (and one son!) - with these teen years and our girls, it's one new adventure after another for him!!! ha ha Thanks for sharing those great pics ~ ♥

Katy said...

5 boys!! I can only imagine what your house was like in the growing years! I bet it was a fun place and one that all the neighborhood kids wanted to be at! My little one is growing at a rapid pace and I try desperately to cherish every moment of our lives at this stage. He's just so stinkin' cute!!!

LivingforGod said...

Wonderful pictures. You are blessed with a beautiful (handsome) family. Children do grow up so fast :).

Darcie said...

What great pictures to share for this meme. It is so wonderful to go back and see the the old pictures isn't it?

You are so right...the years fly!

e-Mom said...

Such a lovely family! I can imagine you do enjoy your grandaughters a lot after raising all those boys. What a gift. :~D

Sue said...

Great photos. I guess they do grow up fast! My kids are 13 and 9 and I feel like they are growing up.

Thanks for sharing & for stopping by mine. :)

Hazel said...

I enjoyed being taken back many years :) And I appreciate your advice for moms of young ones to cherish each and every moment (as I sometimes I neglect to do that)

Nice to meet you too. Thanks for dropping by at mine.

Tea With Tiffany said...

Something is waiting for you on my blog.

Anonymous said...

Cute pics! This was such a precious idea!
See you Sunday...looking forward to it. Still on the hunt for that perfect shirt. None have even come close in my last few retail therapy sessions. =)
Kristin

Lynn said...

This passage is so very comforting! Here praying!
John 14:1-3 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
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Lynn said...

Continuing to lift up prayers!
Isaiah 55:6-7 Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
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Beth in NC said...

Hi Susan,

Thanks for visiting me. Wow, 5 sons! What a blessing!!! And "yay" for the pink that has been added to the family. :o) Little girls are so fun to dress.

Have a blessed Sunday!

Love,
Beth

lisasmith said...

what a beautiful family!!! love your pictures!

lori said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh...I have tears in my eyes looking at these..wow, what an amazing bunch you've got and to see the fruit of your labor...

If you send me a pic in an email...I'll "paint" it for you!!:) Watercolor??? It's just the COOLEST thing ever!

love you!!

lori

Tea With Tiffany said...

Love this flashback in your family's past. Precious.

Kimberly said...

I love the progressive flashback. Such a lovely family you have, girls and all. :)

elaine @ peace for the journey said...

I've reflected a lot on the passage of time as of late. It's been both painful and joyful. How thankful I am for a family tree that continues to grow and blossom with each new season. You have a beautiful "planting" Susan. Blessings to you this week.

peace~elaine

blackberrycottage said...

Your blog is so brautiful. The photo flashback was lovely to look at.
You are truly blessed susan,
hugs Sandra nz

Laurencita said...

Oh! what a lovely family. I am sure you are a happy and contented mom and sweet grandma. Thanks for sharing.

Lynn said...

Praying!
Isaiah 55:8-9 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
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Tammy Nischan said...

Susan,

Ok, Now you've inspired me. I don't know a lot about how to do a meme......I don't even know how to pronounce it!! :)

But I came by to tell you that I finally mailed your Nickapalooza shirt today!

Let me know when it arrives! And if there is a problem, please also let me know!

Great pictures!

Love them all!!

Precious!

Love,
Tammy

Tammy Nischan said...

Oh, I also wanted to tell you that I thought you were on my blogroll...I have so many to add....it is trickier because of the way my blog is set up and I just need a hunk of time to concentrate!

Anyway, I love you and hope your day is great. Your family is precious! Both generations!

Love,
Tammy

Lynn said...

Know that you're in my thoughts and prayers!
Isaiah 43:1-3a But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour...
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Jean Stockdale said...

What a great post. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I enjoyed seeing how all the ladies decorated their tables using Scripture as their theme, but this was one of my favorites. Blessings.