Sunday, June 18, 2017

Father's Day 2017

Bob Jr, Brody, Trevor, Laken, Rachel, Bob, Connie, Ryan, Madi--the Bob Jr Roses.  Wendy is taking photo.

Friday, June 2, 2017

High School graduation 2017

Aubrey, Reagan and MaKae--graduates of BHS

Lauren-graduate WoodsX--with Angela, Jake and Matt

Monday, May 15, 2017

Mother's Day 2017

Erin, Kori, Connie, Kate, Amy, Tammy--Cafe Rio Salads and great conversation

Grandkids playing together!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tanner arrived safe and sound--tired.

Tanner with his mission President and wife.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Tanner is off to Argentina Mission

So proud of Tanner--departing to Buenos Aires, Argentina South Mission

Sunday, May 7, 2017

River Trip along the Seine--Paris to Normandy Beaches

We started at the port of Conflans, France Seine River

All the homes and villages were so beautiful  along the river Seine.

First day was spent in Giverny at Monet's home and gardens.

Japanese Gardens with lily pads--favorite subject of Monet's paintings

Pathway to Monet's home

Next stop-Rouen--Cathedral of Notre Dame

Town Hall Rouen

Memorial gardens to Joan of Arc

Astronomical Clock in Rouen

Courtyard of mass grave for black plague victims--1/3 of population.

There is a branch in Rouen!

24 hour speed boat race on the Seine at Rouen.

Honfleur--Old Harbor

City Center Honfleur

Overlooking Honfleur, mouth of the Seine River, the English Channel in background

American Cemetery for the Normandy Beaches-- 9,387 graves

Showing the map of the invasion at Normandy

Two of our shipmates--veterans laid a wreath at the memorial.  So touching!

Memorial to those who died on the beaches of Normandy

Point du Hoc--craters from the bombs
German Bunker

Cliffs they scaled to reach the German bunkers

Memorial on Omaha Beach

Traveling on the Seine View from Fortress at Les Andelys

Anne, Billie and Connie within Richard the Lionhearted Fortress

Les Andelys with Fortress at right on the hill.

Final stop--Conflans St Honorine--barge port

Maritime museum--Conflans

Ranstroms, Roses and Evensens.  Great food, great company
Oborns, Allreds, Roses, Murrays, Evensens and Babcocks--Paris Temple open house

Our cabins were nice size and comfortable

Our group from Utah.  Weather was windy, cloudy with sun but no rainstorms.  Perfect for walking tours.  So grateful for such a wonderful trip.

Five of our Granddaughters Graduate this year

Rachel (college), Makae, Lauren, Aubrey and Reagan (highschool)--Graduates
Aubrey Gold (Rob and Tammy's daughter)- USU Eastern-Price

Lauren Short (Matt and Angela's daughter)-UVU-Orem

MaKae Rose (Jon and Kori's daughter)-Dixie State University-St George

Reagan Perkins (Mitch and Erin's daughter) USU-Logan

16th birthday-Reagan, Lauren, MaKae, Aubrey

Lauren, Reagan, MaKae, Aubrey front row.  What fun to watch them grow up.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Visit to Oakland and Santa Rosa California

Bob at Oakland Temple grounds

On a clear day.... you can see forever

Beautiful temple grounds

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT Hosted by the Golds this year

Enjoying the weather

The Golds have a perfect yard for the Easter Egg hunt

Beautiful tulips

Getting ready to eat
Cameron found the special egg!  $5 prize

Everyone got plenty of eggs and candy

delicious buffet dinner

Cousins, fun

Beautiful day

Helping each other find eggs

Men and boys--birds eye view

plenty to eat

Get set...GO

Good food, good company

So this is an ostrich egg?