Friday, August 29, 2008

Small town life?

If this is small town life, it is for the birds...

We (the entire village of Bancroft) were serenaded this morning by marching band practice:

This is what time it was. I would like to note that our dear friend the Sun is just getting up too:

I was thoroughly unimpressed:

Piggy Hale

The red area (hopefully) represents the enormity of the "piece" of cake Phil ate the other night:

Lily, too, was shocked:

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Saturday, August 23, 2008

IIIIIIIII Love a Parade

Last week I attended my first plains state parade/fair in Rosalie, NE:

There were classic cars like this Charger:

and old corn mills:

(Final product):

Aubri playing mommy:

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Tool Time

I'll let you decide who is Tim and who is Al:

The idea is to cut out this window in order to insert a window air conditioning unit to cool beer:

PERFECTION (with condenser removed...):

Zion Lutheran Church, Bancroft, NE

This past week, Phil took several of us to a small, but beautiful church in rural Bancroft. You can always click on any image for a larger version:

I had never seen a church with a yellow interior, but with the sun shining in, it was very pleasant:

Notice the nice yellow pine (?) woodwork:

The pulpit is so high, Phil says you are on eye level with the balcony:

Some storage unit outside that I thought was interesting:

Senior Class, 2008

Monday, August 18, 2008

Bancroft, v2.0

I am in Bancroft for the break, hoping to do a little studying (if Phil doesn't have me doing chores for two weeks).

This is Phil's church, St. Paul's. It was packed for the Baptism.

This is what surrounds Bancroft. It looks a lot like France, so I suppose Grandma was right:

All of those years in Austin have finally turned Cecelia into a tree-hugger:

Here is the main attraction: