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Spring has sprung! | The great outdoors

This is what I love about being alive! Enjoying the sunshine, making mud pies, glorying in God's great land, watching these three little ones grow up. 

Our Codeman is halfway up the tree in a yellow shirt

 Splish splash Anna Ev
Three Little Kastenbees


Brothers so sweet

 Anna made mud cake.
Baby is 32 weeks along already, and I'm enjoying it!
Baby Bump silhouette

Getting comfy by her mud baking oven

Found several of these tracks in the driveway, about 3 feet apart each, walking in a line down the middle of the drive. Not sure what they are yet- haven't looked them up. There was a pileated Woodpecker here yesterday, and there have been several cranes nearby... 


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