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  • Welcome to our Blog!

    We are so excited to have you visit our blog.

    We decided that keeping a blog would be the best way for us to keep our friends and family updated on what we have been up to since we moved from Florida to Lawrence, Kansas.

    We like knowing that you visited our site, so please leave some comments. Thanks so much for stopping by; we hope you enjoy the stories and pictures.

XD Series Addicts

After Elyse got the leveling kit on her truck she was ready for new rims and bigger tires. She searched the internet and found the rims she wanted, matte black XD Addicts, only to find out that they were on national back-order. She couldn’t find anything else that she liked as much so decided to wait until they were available. She also decided that she wanted Trail Grapplers for an aggressive look.

XD Series Addicts

They finally got here! We ordered them mounted and balanced so all that we’d have to do is bolt them to the truck. Elyse didn’t waste any time getting to work. She grabbed the jack and the impact wrench and started pulling the old wheels off.

XD Series Addicts

After we got the back wheels on you could already tell it was going to completely change the look of the truck. Time for the front wheels…

XD Series Addicts

Here are the before and after pictures. Elyse loves her new rims and tires. She said it was well worth the wait and she couldn’t be any happier!

XD Series Addicts

Beau Bredow - August 23, 2012 - 2:28 pm

Nice Very Nice

The TVN Dominator

I was driving home after running some errands the other day and out of the corner of my eye I saw The Dominator! It’s one of the vehicles from Storm Chasers on The Discovery Channel. It’s owned by tornadovideos.net and is used to go inside of tornadoes. I stopped and checked it out; it was neat to see it in real life instead of just on the TV.

The TVN Dominator

Madelyn - August 19, 2012 - 12:57 pm

I hope there were storms near you!

chris - August 19, 2012 - 2:51 pm

You hope there was or wasn’t?!?

What are you trying to say?

Madelyn - August 19, 2012 - 9:38 pm

I hope there were not any storms near you!

a dog’s life

Chita loves hanging out with her Uncle Cole. Usually they play very rambunctiously and Chita sounds pretty vicious; looks like by the time this picture was taken he had worn her out!

Chita

Earlier that day Chita had her friend Kona over to play. They chased each other all around the yard and Kona got freaked out when Chita barked at her! Kona is just a puppy but is already bigger than Chita.

Chita

After Kona left, Chita was exhausted.

Chita