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Archive for November, 2008

BBB’s massive picture post

Posted by joelbyer on November 30, 2008

It’s Sunday night.

Service is cancelled due to the inclement weather, and so I thought I’d post some pictures from last week.

Also, “inclement” is a word this blog very seldom gets to employ. You all should feel privileged.

On Tuesday (Nov. 25th) we travelled to Lake Placid, NY to celebrate US Thanksgiving with the Jen’s father’s side of the family. Thursday evening, we then travelled down to PA to celebrate Christmas with Jen’s parents.
Saturday we went to Japheth Nell’s wedding, and got home early this morning! (Nov. 30th)

So here goes folks…if you want to see more pictures of the family click here for my Facebook album.

turkey-holding is just serious business

Grandpa Bubb, Ben Orvis, Stefan Paulus, Steve Bubb Jr in Lake Placid, NY

Occasionally BBB manages to catch the perfect person at his best. This happened in Lake Placid in the life of Ben Orvis. BBB staff has struggled to describe the look on his face.

The Marshall Family – Jen’s aunt & uncle

Jen took this picture from the side…believing this was the best angle to take a family portrait.

It wasn’t.

Playing ping-pong while pregnant!

(My wife will kill me for that caption, but it is worth it because it is incredibly alliterated.)

An aerial view of the great feast of ’08. Obviously, not all family  are on here.

Grandpa Bubb with all or almost all of the great-grandchildren. Grandpa had just celebrated his 80th birthday on the 19th, and all of the great-grandchildren came out with balloons singing happy birthday. Pretty cool stuff!

Steve & Debbie Bubb family
L-R: Joel, Jeffrey, Jen, Janessa Byer, Paul & Angie Kopp, Steve Bubb Jr., Mom Bubb, Brendan & Zachery Paulus, Dad Bubb, Stefanie & Stefan Paulus, Kari & Ben Orvis

celebrating Christmas at Jen’s parents’ place…the kids anxiously await!

Reflecting on the meaning of Christmas…or something similarly serious

OK, I’m done…aren’t you relieved?

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We’re home

Posted by joelbyer on November 30, 2008

…deal with it.

🙂

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We made it!

Posted by joelbyer on November 26, 2008

We’re in Lake Placid, New York with Jen’s grandparents.

There were a couple of places of bad weather, but overall it was good travelling.

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We’re invading Britain

Posted by joelbyer on November 23, 2008

Wild beavers return to Britain after 400 years

Yes folks, the Canadians are coming to take over. This is not a drill. Repeat. This is not a drill.

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The post wherein I rid myself of the last shred of human dignity

Posted by joelbyer on November 23, 2008

elf yourself

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Janessa!

Posted by joelbyer on November 22, 2008

img_5982Excuse the messy hair! 🙂

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I must be a happy man :-)

Posted by joelbyer on November 21, 2008

Happier people watch less TV | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

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BBB’s power limited

Posted by joelbyer on November 21, 2008

Despite BBB’s prophetic ability the other day in calling for snow and seeing said result, BBB candidly admits that a desire for more snow has not yet been met.
SO…MORE SNOW! Woohoo! Just not on Sunday morning!

(I’m not sure I should make this a prayer, though. 🙂 )

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What to do about Detroit

Posted by joelbyer on November 21, 2008

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2008/11/what-to-do-abou.html

With all the recent attention given to the current crisis with the Detroit Auto Industry…I love this guy’s solution!

Bravo!

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Yeah, I lose stuff too

Posted by joelbyer on November 20, 2008

My Way News – Lost tool bag forces changes to planned spacewalks

I hate losing things, so I know what this is like. 🙂

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Photo-editing site…

Posted by joelbyer on November 19, 2008

LunaPic Online Photo Editor

Check out this photo-editing site, I really like it! It can put lots of cool effects on your picture, including the one below of the church.
Thanks for the tip, Maria!

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…from today…

Posted by joelbyer on November 19, 2008

welcomechurchsnow

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