A Pollywog Creek Year... pictures.
January 2009 
January::river sunset, morning quiet time on backyard swing, water for "walk for life" participants, exploring nature with Gavin.
February 2009 
February::Swamp Cabbage Festival, Lion Country Safari with Nick, Casey and their families, Sugar Cane Festival with Louis and Emily, Emily and U.S. Congressman Tom Rooney.
March 2009 
March::Lake Alice, Gainesville, Florida, Louis and Emily and I with Brian, Rebecca and Emily Brown in Atlanta, Nick and Emily celebrating their March birthdays, Emily on stage at the Ryman in Nashville on her 18th birthday.
April 2009 
April::Emily and friends at Chris Tomlin concert in West Palm, charity luncheon under the oaks at the Barron House, Tea Party in Ft. Myers, Gator baseball vs FGCU in Ft. Myers.
May 2009 
May::Austin on his "birthday", Emily and friends at Cheesecake Factory in Dallas, Casey and Emily on deck of U.S.S. Alabama in Mobile, Casey with his boys
June 2009 
June::Our first ducklings on Pollywog Creek, Gavin and Emily cool off with squirt guns, African Children's Choir at Riverside, Gavin helps Louis blow out his 60th birthday candles
July 2009 
July::A peacock visits Pollywog Creek, the coffee shop where I began meeting with my friend and writing coach, Emily leaves on the first leg of her flight to Rwanda, the rainy season on Pollywog Creek
August 2009 
August::Seeing Austin for the first time since his birth, Emily and Kristin and I attend the Hillsong United Worship Conference in Miami, as well as the Women of Faith Conference in Tampa where Emily and I met Patsy Clairmont, Gavin and Mason at the piano for their original composition "Daddy's Coming Home"
Emily in Rwanda
September 2009 
September::Mason's daddy is coming home, Disney on Ice with Gavin and Kristin, Nick helps Gavin fish in the pond, Coral's baby shower in Winter Haven
October 2009 
October::Gavin and Emily, 1st fallish morning, Jessi and Mason and Austin, Emily working Pumpkinfest on Ft. Myers Beach
Halloween 2009 
Mason, Austin and Gavin on Halloween
November 2009 
November::Emily with Rebecca St. James at Pro-Life Gala in Tampa, Coffee Muffins and Mulligans at local CPC charity golf tournament, an afternoon outside with Jessi and Kristin and the boys and Jennifer Rubio 031 
Emily with former Florida Speaker of the House and U.S.Senate candidate Marco Rubio

December 2009 
December::Chris Tomlin Christmas Concert in Orlando, Mason's "magic trick", Gavin's birthday, Emily's New Years Eve tiara