Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Feeling Crabby

Odie and Jason Cabb

Odie and Adam Crabb

Odie and Terah Crabb Penhollow

I hope you have a terrific Tuesday.  I want to tell you about my Friday night adventure. This past Thursday I was checking southern gospel schedules to see where my favorite groups were singing  last weekend. I found that Adam Crabb was coming to Eaton, Ohio on Friday.

I looked up the church and it was just a little over an hour from me. Then on the church's website I found Jason Crabb was going to be there too.  I quickly grabbed tickets and found a ride.  We were anticipating a great night of singing.

Deidre and I waiting for the fun to begin.

Of course, I had to find people I knew.  Angela is one of my favorite people! She was at our house a lot when I was little. She taught me in Children's Church for years. Actually Angela is probably responsible for a lot of my craziness!  Well, we can blame her anyway.

Tim Livingston from WGNZ 1110 AM. One of the stations that help cultivate my love for Southern Gospel music.

SURPRIZE GUEST! Terah Crabb Pehollow
This was the icing on the cake for me. Terah has been one of my singing heroes for years.

Adam Crabb

Jason Crabb

The entire concert was wonderful! It had been a long time since I had an entire evening of Crabb music!  It was great to hear some of my Crabb favorites, and many new song too. To me it was a great way to spend my Friday night!


Monday, June 29, 2015

Happy 30th Anniversary Davy and Kelly

Hello, Wishing you a marvelous Monday! Today is a special for my parents. 30 years ago they pledged their lives to each other. I want to publicly wish them a Happy Anniversary!

I know they never dreamed this would be the path life would take them when they started this journey together . it has been a huge adventure. I am thankful they have shown me a Godly example.  Real life is work, but you can make it work.  In my parent's marriage they have not let an exit be an option.

I love you Mom and and Dad so very much! I am proud to be a part of your family!

June 29, 1985
The Blue VW Bug.  Dad Says this is the car that won Mom's heart. LOL!


I am blessed with amazing parents!
Have a great day!


Sunday, June 28, 2015

View Out The Front Window June 28, 2015

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Hey Friends, it is Odie writing to you on this Sunday. My Dad normally does a View Out The Front Window Post for most Sundays. When I thought over my options for this post I kept thinking of the windows we all carry with us everywhere.  The eye is an impressive window!  It is the window to our heart and soul.

 Here is a song that has been on endless loop in my brain the last few days.  It is an older Martins song titled Windows. This song is from an early 2000's release by the Matins also titled Windows. actually the whole project is probably my favorite CD recorded by the Martins. I want God's love and His Light to shine in and thru my windows.

The eye is something you can easily take for granted. It is easy to think clear vision will always be there. I know first hand our vision can leave quickly. You will sorely miss your sight when you are used to it being there.You can feel helpless in the blink of an eye.

Spiritually the eye is important too! What we choose to view can harm our souls.The Lord has been working on me personally in this area. I have a renewed desire and determination to keep pure vision.  Keeping my vision clean and pure helps me to stay focused in other areas. I get distracted easily and lose my focus.

I have been reminded this week God restored my vision miraculously.  I do NOT want to be ungrateful by using my vision for the wrong things.  My sight is now 20/25 in my eye that was blind for 9 days, and I do not want to face blindness again!

Dear Lord,
Thank for giving me today.  Thank you for being my Savior, Healer, Friend and so much more.  I Thank you for my vision. I am deeply sorry for the times I have let my focus wonder from you! I am grateful for your new mercy daily, and I do not want to waste your mercy and grace in my life. Thanks for having patience with me as I get back on track. I love and worship you with all my heart.  And I want to serve you from this day forward with a pure heart always.


Saturday, June 27, 2015

Washboard Too Laundry Wichita, Kansas

Happy Saturday friends,
I hope you have had a wonderful week. Our week was rushed at times but turned out smoothly. We split ways as a family Wednesday afternoon. My parents trip got off to a good start. I am enjoying a quiet break from the road. 

Part of our road life is finding a laundromat every week. We jokingly say we know our towns by the good and bad laundromats. There are some places we make laundry last two weeks, because there are not any good laundry facilities in the area. There are even a few places we look forward to laundry day.

One of our favorites is in Wichita, Kansas. We have been visiting here on our yearly trips for over 10 years. It is a nice clean place to do our laundry. The owners are super nice! We feel like we are seeing our long-lost friend every time we visit their place of business. 

The owners are now ready to slow down a little bit. The place is for sale. I understand they need to get a way from the workload. It does make me sad to think we might have been seeing our friend for the final time last week. 

Our world is filled with great people. Who put bright spots in our day.  We have been blessed to meet so many of these kind people along the way! Have a great weekend.  


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Let The Fun Begin

Well, the long anticipated trip is finally beginning. We are off and running and glad to be on the go. We have traveling adventure partners for this one so you will see some characters you do not normally see in our traveling pictures. It has already been tremendously fun and we have only just begun.

I will try to post some pictures Friday morning of Thursday's travel. After that we may be out of touch for a few days so I will leave you in the hands of Odie. Take it away, Odie!

Audios Muchachos!