S: 2012 SPRING BREAK - OK, AR, KS, MO
BC: 2012 - Our Spring Break Trip
FC: OKLAHOMA, ARKANSAS, KANSAS & MISSOURI | 2012 SPRING BREAK
1: Good friends are the rare jewels of life...difficult to find and impossible to replace.
2: EXHAUSTED AT THE END OF FLYING, DAY #1.
3: Day 2 Fort Smith, Arkansas | “The love of a family is life's greatest blessing”
4: “Other things may change us, but we start and end with family” ~ Anthony Brandt | Fort Smith, Arkansas.
5: Creekmore Park
6: “When you look at your life the greatest happiness are family happinesses” ~Dr. Joyce Brothers
7: All things grow better with love. | Watching the baby birds at just 3 days old.
8: Gus/James & Shannon Ladd. | Gus & his wife, Shannon, at their store, The Gamut. | Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookies of life.
9: “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” ~Dr Seuss | Daddy & his College friend Gus/James.
10: I love my big little brother
11: Families are like fudge...mostly sweet with a few nuts.
12: Fort Chaffe, Arkansas Nature Park
13: “To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” ~Barbara Bush | Swing Jenna, Swing! | Aunt Sonya & Toby. | Cousin David & Tyler
14: Uncle John & Cousin Erin (21.5)
15: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. ~Cathy Allen | Cousin David
16: Pawhuska, Oklahoma | The house where my Mom lived in Oklahoma. Pictured with friends, Jan & Brian Tharpp. | True Friends never forget each other. | The Russell's. Betty & Raymond.
17: The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~ George Santayana | Jack Long & Tyler. Age difference: 2 years & 2 months. | Toby & the Guard Dog, Robbie. | The Russell's. Betty & Raymond.
18: Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. ~ Marc Brown | The Long Family & Parents, Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Debbie, Herschal, Sue & Lauren. | The Demuth Family. Sarah & her daughter Marissa, Craig- Absent.
19: Sarah's Mom, Marie, at her Shop. | Jack Long, age 9.
20: Independence, Kansas. | Family Fun
21: Never enough Yellow & Green. John Deere | "Even though you are in my home for a short time You are in my heart forever."
22: The Small Homestead. Built in 2010.
23: A hug a day keeps the monsters away.
24: Tyler learning to help Nicole move cattle on the Small Ranch. | Hug a little, Love a lot!!
25: Life of a Farmer | Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. - Cathy Allen | I'll take the Dirt Road...
26: “When you look at your life the greatest happiness are family happinesses” ~Dr. Joyce Brothers
27: All things grow better with love.
28: Skeletal remains | Family Fun
29: The Small Family, Neodesha, KS Day 5 | "Even though you are in my home for a short time You are in my heart forever."
30: The tornado aftermath a year later.
31: The Sober's Jan & Dick in Nixa, Missouri. | Just over 1 year ago the deadliest tornado in US history hit Joplin, Missouri.
32: Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. ~ Marc Brown
33: Big Cedar Lodge
34: Maddux 6 Dexter 9 Tyler 7 11/12 Toby 4.5
35: Silver Dollar City, Branson, Missouri with the Small Family. Randy, Nicole, Dexter & Maddux. Day 6. | Toby
36: “Other things may change us, but we start and end with family” ~ Anthony Brandt | Good Times! | Us with Uncle John, Aunt Sonya & Cousin Jenna. Day 7 | Celebrating Easter after arriving at the Mullin's, Day 2.
37: 7 Days, 1023 miles driven & 30 family members & friends. Priceless.