Life these days seems to be all about catching up. I’ve got the bills paid, the taxes started (well, I’ve started to collect the stuff I need for the taxes at least), the monthly SOWER newsletter is just about ready to go and it too late to send out those Valentine cards, so I guess it’s about time I catch up with life here on my little corner of the internet. Here goes~ Continue reading Catching up Vol 8, issue 27
We have worked pretty hard in the last 14 January’s to be in places that require sandals and sneakers rather than snow boots and slippers. And we’ve been moderately successful. Oh, there have been a few snow sightings over the years, but nothing that lasted more than the morning. We’ve had to pull out the sweatshirts and fleeces on occasion, but most every day held the possibility of ‘sunny and 70’ whether or not it was actually achieved. This year was to be no exception.
But when an extreme gall bladder attack revealed two masses on the pancreas of my sister Elna in Vermont, I knew that snow boots and slippers were in my January future. Continue reading Snow Boots and Slippers
Tomorrow we head north.
North to Ohio. Where according to our weather app, it won’t be getting much above freezing the entire time we’re there. We both have colds, so just wrapping our heads around getting up tomorrow, packing the car, and driving 15 hours (even split into two days) is a but overwhelming. But since we are looking forward to spending time with these dear ones –
We will trust God that we’ll get there safely, and have sweet visits with them all!
We are so looking forward to our time with our Ohio family – so we’re trusting God that we’ll get there safely, that these colds will soon be just a memory, and that we’ll have a blessed time indeed.
Sending out our heartiest wishes for a beautiful Christmas for you all! Chances are it will be pretty quiet here as we connect with family and friends in the (cold) north. Bring on the fabulous family chaos!
We expected the cold front.
We even expected the cool (ok, cold) rainy days that would come with it.
Guess it’s beginning to feel a bit more like Christmas here at The Christmas Train!
Have a great weekend, everyone!
For the work that God has given us.
Everything from re-siding a building –
to installing a snackshop window.
to sorting and packing clothes
to painting lambs
we were thankful to be able contribute as we were able. Continue reading Look back – and give thanks