Archive by Author: Jonathan

What’s That!?

As we were enjoying a wonderful lunch outside, something in the orchard caught my eye. “Oh no! Michael look what’s hanging on the apple tree! Quick get your Equipment. Do you need help?” I ran to get the camera and followed him to the orchard. The following video is what was in the orchard and […]

A Creature that Defies Evolution

A special New Years gift from our good friends the Wilkes was a video called Incredible Creatures that Defy Evolution. It was very exciting to see all of the amazing animals that God so clearly created, especially this beetle with it’s incredible fiery defense system.

Grandma Brannon 80th Birthday

Sept 7: Grandma Brannon’s 80th Birthday: What a cause for a celebration! Saturday afternoon the Staddon home was bustling with many diligent workers in preparation for the party. We were grateful for everyone who came to help decorate and prepare food. Sunday morning during church Esther and Mom surprised Grandma by playing the special music […]

Traveling Safari

  We had an amazing, once-in-a-life-time experience come to our little town in West Virginia. A group from Florida who raises zoo animals travels around to educate people about animals. It was a Safari on wheels! Esther, David and I decided to go down and spend an evening seeing it. It was small, of course, […]

Happy Birthday West Virginia

Today is June 20th and it is West Virginia’s 145th birthday. We are thankful that we are free mountaineers. West Virginia is in the heart of the Appalachian Highlands. It is a very beautiful place to live and is nick named the Mountain State. West Virginia entered the union on June 20, 1863 as the […]

A Growing Experiment

I really like mushrooms so one day I decided to grow them. First we decided where to buy them. We bought them from Jung Seed And Nursery in Michigan. When they first came we watered them and made sure all the soil was wet. After that we set them in a warm dark closet for […]

Snow Zoo

We love playing in the snow. We tried to think of something we could do in this snow even though it wasn’t deep enough to go sledding or packable enough to build anything. I really wanted to go outside for some fresh air so David and I got an idea to make a zoo! We […]

A Trip to Cabela’s

This week we had the opportunity to go to Cabela’s with some friends of ours the Elliotts and Pitcocks. It was a long drive but defiantly worth it. They had a really colossal mountain in the middle of the building covered in all sorts of animals. They had a lynx chasing a rabbit, mountain sheep jumping […]

Banana Cinnamon Pancakes

Every Friday we have pancakes. To vary the routine we have tried all sorts of different flavors and shapes for speciel occasions. This week we got a phone call from some friends that Michael works for. They told us they had some bananas for us. So we went to pick them up. They had a big box of […]