Saturday, October 23, 2010

Eagle River...

(click on here to read about "the making of a community")

located in the Great North Woods...
(on the the pier of my parent's home...)

40 years is still as beautiful.
Spring 2009
(My Hubby and our Heartbreaker)

Snowmobile Capitol of the World...

Where Eagles fly...
(My dad's uncle's name-also Krueger...wonder if there is a relation?)

Where my dad's Uncle and Aunt made their home, before it was passed down to my dad.
(*Will post photos here later*)

Where my parents, brother and I moved to after my dad retired from the Air Force in 1981.
(*Will post photos here later*)

Where my hubby and I spend some time...
before leaving to be "baby newlyweds" in New Mexico in 1982.

Where my little sister was born a couple of years later.

Where my brother and sister graduated from high school...

Where our kids love to visit between our military moves.


There are many more photos throughout the years, but those are in storage boxes.

Where they have awesome Fish Fry dinners on Friday!

(Spring 2009)

Spring 2010

Here is one of my favorite photos of my parents...not sure when this was taken.
(maybe 2003?)
(I sure do miss you, mom!)

I think this is a great photo of my dad!
 (taken for his 2010 church directory).

So blessed to have a wonderful family.  
We have many great memories of times in Eagle River! 
And look forward to making more memories...

It will be so, so, so good to have my dad's surgeries for the multiple bypasses
 successfully completed next week...
surgeries are scheduled for Thursday, Oct 28th.
and have him back on the Road to Recovery!


"For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord.

“They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a HOPE.
Jeremiah 29:11

I'm so behind! but will come back to add some other photos and some drawing samples. And to the winners of my drawing giveaways, Thank you all so much for getting with me...I have some completed already and need to get to the post office and UPS store. I will be contacting you and also continue working on the other orders.

Here are a few Eagle drawings...

and another "E" with wings...Egret

Linking on with:

for this week's letter "E". 

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Jen said...

Looks like such a beautiful place! I love the colors of the leaves, definitely what I miss most about living in the Northeast.

Jackie said...

I hope for a healthy recovery for your dad . Your sister and brother are beautiful as your mom . They look east indian but your mom looks philipino as yourself. Asian anyway . Nice pics.

Debbie said...

Maria, I will be praying for your dad's upcoming surgery. I know this has been on your mind. I will email you privately friend.

Love you,

Anonymous said...

I'm praying for your father's surgery to go well!

Pondside said...

I pray your dad's surgery goes very well and he has the same great benefits that my dad had from multiple by-pass surgery.(twenty years ago and still going strong at 84)
Thinking of you!

LV said...

I see where you girls get your great looks. You mother was a truly beautiful lady. Wish your father the best, and he is not bad either. I forgot what the price was on your smaller work, so I have not sent you an idea. It makes a difference, as I cannot spend a lot on very many.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing this 'e' post! I love to see pictures of new places. Best of luck to you and yours in these upcoming weeks!

Nina in Portugal said...

Great Post Maria! I Love all the pictures you always post!

I can't wait for you to have some grand babies so you can start showing baby pictures...and comparing them to your own babies when they were...well...babies! To see who they look like. (Hope all that made sense! giggle)

Happy Sunday my friend!

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

A wonderful collection of Family and Eagle photos and memories for the Letter E. Thank-you for sharing and for visiting CollectInTexas Gal. I hope all goes well for your Dad.

xinex said...

You really do have a wonderful
family on both sides, Maria. Your parents live in an awesome place, it's like a vacation home....Christine

Mrs.G said...

I am off to work yet again...
You have such a beautiful family.I love looking at all your family photos,thank you for sharing with us:)
I too will be praying for your dads up comming surgery.Were there is our Lord there is always hope!!!
Eagle River sure looks peaceful.
I look forward to the arrival of my drawings!!!

mub said...

It looks like a gorgeous place, made even better by the fabulous memories you have there!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Honey this post is wonderful with all these great family photos and I love the shots of the foilage too.
You have a beautiful family and I love how you tell about them here in this post.
Will of course have you and your dad in my prayers for his upcoming surgery. I know that he will do fine and be home recovering soon.
Keep in touch on how he is doing


Hello, I'm here via mice and Ramen. so I came by to say ,I am your newest follower. Thank you so much for sharing this post and my prayers are with your Dad as well.

Lisa xx

H said...

My husband had a multiple by-pass op and recovered to live a full and active life. I pray that your dad's one goes smoothly and that he soon regains strength.

Michelle A'etonu said...

what beautiful pictures and what a beautiful place! must be nice to have someplace like that to go back to!

Tracy said...

sorry I am so late in commenting I have a week of being very busy. I loved your post thanks you will be praying

Jenny said...

What a beautiful stop on our little journey through Alphabe-Thursday!

As always, your family pictures are my favorites!

Your posts make me smile!

Know that I'm sending your Dad and all of you prayers as you deal with this worry.

Let us know as soon as you can how everything goes.

Thanks for linking.


Stef said...

What a great place! Tradition is so important! I hope to have a bunch of memories with my kids too.

blueviolet said...

What a beautiful place with such gorgeous fall colors! I hope everything goes wonderfully well with your dad's procedures!

LisaShaw said...

Continuing to pray for your Dad...

Love the photos of your family. Special people and special times created. I would have enjoyed sitting down with your family at that fish fry!

Your drawings are so beautiful!

Love and blessings to you and your family!

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