Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Friends and Family.

Lonnie has the great opportunity to get a computer that will allow him to communicate via voice text, phone and internet. This device is call a DynaVox. It will hook both to his wheelchair and bed. It is activated/used by Lonnie using his eyes. He will be able to communicate with people without my assistance. This will give him the opportunity to have some form of freedom/independence that he is craving. You all know how much the computer means to him and so you can just imagine how excited he is to get to have one.

Heres our problem. The computer cost 13,000. The insurance will only cover 10,000. We lost VA funding so we no longer have that income/insurance. It's hard for me to ask and you know how important it is to Lonnie when he wants me to ask everyone who's wanted to help if they would like to donate to cost of the remainder we have to pay.

It would mean a lot to both Lonnie and myself. If you have any questions, please contact me and I will answer your questions if I can.

Thanks so much for caring.

Lonnie and Cari

Friday, November 27, 2009

Cozumel, Mexico

Boy am I behind. We had such fun on this trip. It was an adventure for all of us. Erik, Katherine, Baylee, Bob and Jen Peacock, and Lonnie and I went to Mexico for a weeks vacation at the hotel Iberostar. It was really a fantastic time.

Lonnie and Bob hung out and watched all the "pretty ladies" while Jen and I got dive certified. Of all the things I thought I wouldn't do, that was one of them. It was scary at first when you think you should not be breathing under water and then you see how incredibly beautiful it is and think how could I not do this before. We had some fantastic shots of underseas animals. Enjoy the pictures.
Here is one the sea turtles we saw. Baylee would call him Crush (from Nemo) and if you asked her what he says she'll say "Righteous and Dude". Of course it's make the turtle pictures all them more fun.
Bob and Lonnie had lots of fun at the floating bar in the pool. It was really nice to be able to swim right up and get what you wanted to drink.

Katherine and Baylee had a blast in the swimming pool. Baylee has definitely been watching Nemo too much because she was turning into a little fish. She loved the water and the pool.

Here is the Jenkins' family having a little pool time.

All in all, we all had a great time and a lot of adventures. We took a ton of pictures, bought dopey stuff, met nice people and in all made great memories.

Monday, September 21, 2009


Lonnie and I were just wondering if anyone is reading our blog. We haven't seen comments for a while so I'm not sure it's being looked at. Let us know if you're looking at it..... Thanks, us

Friday, September 11, 2009


This is our latest adventure. Sorry that the pictures aren't that clear but we were trying a new underwater camera, so chalk it up to user error. We decided to take Lonnie to Dive Utah and see if he could float before our trip to Cozumel, Mexico. He was nervous at first but trusted Bob and had a great time. He was able to stand a little bit and he was amazed how he could use his arms. Brent, from Scuba Utah, was an awesome instructor. We really liked it but afterwards we all had some form of ear problems. Would we do it again, YOU BET!

Cody and Jana had a great time. Check out the peacock Blog for their scuba photos.

I think Lonnie and Bob have the best adventures.

Saturday, July 18, 2009


Yesterday, Bob and family took Lonnie on an outing to Lagoon. I think Lonnie was out numbered. He had a great time though.