Looking Back at 2013–Part 4

Around two years ago I stopped blogging. Living life seemed to get in the way of blogging about it. For a little while, I tried to play catch up and managed to get a half of 2012 blogged but it was lacking the luster of blogging about current events. I hate the idea of having “time gaps” on my blog so I will play catch up with one blog each year, hitting the highlights for 2012 and 2013 rather than blogging each event.

So here is “Looking Back at 2013! The LAST one!
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~Part 4~

~October~

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We helped the in-laws cater a shindig for the Model T club at Castleboykin Park!

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Picnic, hiking and geocaching Mission Tejas!

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AJ turned 18!!

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And he got new pets!

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AC turned 13 and AG 11!

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The Birthday Movies! Gravity, Ender’s Game, And Catching Fire!

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Crashed my bicycle when riding at Caney Creek! I faired better than my shades!

~November~

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Hiking, Geocaching, & Birding Livingston State Park, I finally got a pic of the elusive Pileated Woodpecker!

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Village Creek State Park Picnic and playground
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Heading out hiking and geocaching with the C-Crew!

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Flooded forest meant plenty of snakes on the trail’s edge!

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About half way of the 4-mile trail! We were tired!

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Hiking at Martin Dies State Park!

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”Thanksgivukkah” the rare occasion when Thanksgiving and Hanukkah hit on the same day!

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The Family (except Grandpa) on our Thanksgivukkah Hike!

~December~

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For a Hanukkah tradition, I decorated 8 little boxes and inside each box has an envelope and a card saying what special thing we get to do that day!

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”Maccabees The Game”, Hiking, Block Menorahs AG made, and I was too sick to go to the Bethlehem reenactment so AG brought it to me!
Eight Days of Hanukkah and so much fun stuff to do!

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AJ bought himself a new outfit, sharp looking son I have right there!

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South Toledo Park Hiking, Picnic & Playground Fun!

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AJ’s first extended educational course & Drivers License Permit!

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Family Game Night with the family including my niece who lives in Dallas!

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Lanana Creek Geocaching & Hiking!

And THAT folks is the end of 2013!! I can’t wait to see what adventures we have in 2014!

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About Becky Husband

Becky is a Hebraic Christian homeschool mom blogger that lives on a small farm in Deep East Texas. When she isn't homeschooling her kids, she is busy documenting her family's life on her blog. In her blog, she writes about her faith, family, homeschooling, and homesteading. She also shares the family's abundance of hobbies such as geocaching, hiking, biking, birding, nature photography, and most recently her art! She is always eager to answer any questions others may have so feel free to leave comments and inquiries!

Posted on December 31, 2013, in Faith, Family Fun, Homeschool, Nature and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I was just wondering how many non-southerners would know what a shindig was! lol It’s good to look back and reflect. I enjoyed your memories.

    • Haha, well now I had to google it just to make sure I used it “proper like”

      shin·dig
      /ˈSHinˌdig/
      noun
      informal
      noun: shindig; plural noun: shindigs
      1. a large, lively party, esp. one celebrating something.

      It wasn’t that lively, so maybe I should have said, “gathering” instead 😉 but it was still neat to see all the classic cars and meet a great bunch of folks! Yep, good memories!

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