And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. Joshua 24:15 (KJV)
Who we are...
We live on the southwest side of Houston, Texas in the Pecan Grove Plantation community.
In December 1998, Kay retired form the Alief Independent School District where she was a middle school counselor. She stays active with her Wednesday morning Stitchery group, yoga, and a volunteer at Second Mile Mission Center. Kay is a Licensed Professional Counselor. In 2011, she started a counseling business, Cook Counseling, and worked in this business until March, 2016, when she retired.
In October 1998, Lawson retired from Texas Instruments' Stafford site, where he was an electrical engineering section manager. He is active as webmaster and VIGOR newsletter editor for the TI Houston Alumni Association. He is licensed as Amateur Radio operator N5ATT.
We are members of Second Baptist Church in Houston and attend the West campus in Katy. Kay teaches Bible Study for youth, and is a member of the choir. Lawson volunteers as a video engineer for the television ministry at the main Woodway campus.
We listen to Christian Radio in Houston at 105.7 FM in Houston. You can hear KHCB on the Web at khcb.org.
Would you like to know more about becoming a Christian? Click on the following links to read more.
- How to become a Christian.
- What does It Mean to Believe on the Lord?
Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Never rely on what you think you know. Remember the Lord in everything you do, and he will show you the right way. Proverbs 3:5-6 (TEV)
What we like to do...
Our Recreational Vehicle (RV) Storybook
We enjoy getting out and experiencing God's beautiful natural creation as much as possible using our 5th wheel trailer. Our equipment: A 2015 Ford F250 SRW 4x2 Crew Cab Lariat 6.2L EFI V-8, 6-speed transmission, 3.73 axle ratio and PullRite Superglide #4100 16K hitch (replacing our 1999 F250) & a 2002 Glendale Titanium 24E29 5th wheel. The trailer is a 2005 replacement for our 1999 Wilderness 821-5B 5th wheel.
Using the window of opportunity we have been given at this time, more of these vacation trips are being made without the RV. This is due to the great distances of these destinations from Houston and the limited amount of time we currently can devote to a particular trip. We still love to travel in the RV.
Click on the highlighted links below to view pictures and a short story about some of our travel adventures.
Austria - October 8-26, 2018
New York City, Rhode Island & Connecticut - June 25 - July 13, 2018
Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area - May 28-31, 2018
Grand Prarie, Dallas & Waxahachie Area - February 25 - March 2, 2018
New York City Carnegie Hall Concert with Annie Moses Band - January 20-23, 2018
Chile & Panama - December 18 - January 4, 2018
Central Texas Reunion - October 16-22, 2017
Budapest, Prague & Brataslava - May 1-19, 2017
New Orleans & MS Gulf Coast - December 26 - January 4, 2017
Garner State Park Texas - November 13-18, 2016
The Russian Federation - August 24 - September 8, 2016
Sundown, Marfa & Alpine - July 28 - August 8, 2016
London, England - April 19 - May 2, 2016
High Island Spring Migratory Birding - April 4-8, 2016
Southern California - December 22 - January 1, 2016
Banff & Jasper National Parks Canada - August 11-21, 2015
Switzerland and Italy - April 28 - May 14, 2015
Northern & Central Florida - December 23, 2014 - January 7, 2015
Wichita Mts. of Oklahoma - October, 2014
Washington State - August, 2014
Quintana, TX - July 8-12, 2014
Boston - May 2-11, 2014
High Island - April 4-9, 2014
Singapore - December 24, 2013 - January 3, 2014
North Carolina - October 11-30, 2013
Brazos Bend State Park - May 12-16, 2013
Southern Utah - April 3-10, 2013
Texas Hill Country - December 27, 2012 - January 7, 2013
Southeastern Oklahoma - October 19-30 2012
Galveston Island - August 31 - September 4, 2012
Mississippi Family Reunions - May 31 - June10, 2012
New Braunfels - May 4-9, 2012
Baton Rouge - December 28, 2011 - January 7, 2012
Southwest Arkansas State Parks - October 3-13, 2011
San Leon, TX - August 29 - September 3, 2011.
San Antonio - May 12-21, 2011.
Big Bend National Park - December 29, 2010 - January 10, 2011.
Texas Hill Country - October 25 - November 5, 2010.
Galveston Island - August 23-28, 2010.
Louisiana Acadiana - May 10-20, 2010.
Historic Goliad - February 22-27, 2010.
Arkansas - October 19-31, 2009.
Palacios, The City by the Sea - August 10-14, 2009.
West Texas Family Reunion - June 8-19, 2009.
Caddo Lake & the Texas Piney Woods - April 29 - May 9, 2009.
Wharton and Matagorda County - March 16-20, 2009.
Texas Hill Country - November 11-22, 2008
Texas Panhandle - August 13-28, 2008.
Brazos Bend State Park - March 3-15, 2008.
Dallas - October 2-13, 2007.
Texas Piney Woods - May 14-26, 2007.
Texas Rio Grande River Valley - February 26 - March 10, 2007.
Ouachita & Ozark Mountains Autumn Colors - October 16-28, 2006.
Teague-Miller Reunion & West-Texas - July 2-15, 2006.
Cook Reunion & Mississippi Campgrounds - May 28 - June 8, 2006.
Davis Mountains - March 13-25, 2006.
Oklahoma & Arkansas - September 11-28, 2005.
Fort Worth - September 12-25, 2004.
High Island & Chambers County Birding - May 11-15, 2004.
Texas Hill Country - March 7-20, 2004.
Waco- January 25-31, 2004.
Beaumont/Port Arthur - December 14-17, 2003.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park & West Texas - October 3-13, 2003.
Mississippi - May, 2003.
Mississippi - September 9-21, 2002.
Fredericksburg - August 5-10, 2002.
East-Central Texas - May 5-11, 2002.
Arkansas Ozark Mountains - September 21 - October 6, 2001.
Our 9/11/2001 story.
Colorado Tour - May 3 - June 7, 2001
Great Lakes Tour through Michigan & Ontario - August 30 - October 9, 2000.
Galveston - May 29 - June 2, 2000.
Gonzales, TX - February 8-11, 2000.
Western Texas and Northern & Eastern New Mexico - May 25 - June 16, 1999.
Thanks for visiting our Home Page! Let us know if you like it.
Kay & Lawson Cook
Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that Great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, Make you perfect in every good work to do His will, working
in you that which is wellpleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. (Hebrews 13:20-21 KJV)
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