About our Family

Mom & Dad...
Jackie and Mary Ruth married in 1956 and have been living out an adventure called "Life"
In Memory of Daddy 61 years together.

We're In The Army Now!
Jackie went from a Private to a Captain then Graduated from the University of Kentucky with help from the G.I. Bill so that we could...

Get Educated!
He received a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship to Princeton University. We all discovered education from that adventure so...

We Are Set For Life!
Little Ones...
came into their lives and with each child came another adventure...

It was an exciting time, Jackie was teaching and Mary Ruth was enjoying being a homemaker, but then...

A Dramatic Change took place in our family's plans.
Mom, Dad and the children; Rachel, Rebekah, Mark,Julia and Susannah were invited to sing all over New York State after many nights of singing with students in our home. These students said we made people feel better when we sing our little songs. We took what they said seriously... and did.
Our First Big Show.
We won a talent contest at the NY State Fair then sold our home & Jackie gave up his teaching career to see...

Dream After Dream Come True.
The biggest adventure was yet to come!!! As we were bringing our songs & hearts to our audiences, they were singing their own songs to us through their smiles and support. As a result, we cut our first album in Nashville, TN. We did National TV, Commercials, and had a contract with Chevron Oil which created many more opportunities in the entertainment business. Now you may ask...

What Makes Our Show Work?
Entertaining people to us means loving people, sharing our lives with them, laughing together, crying together, being "Family" together!!