Growing up…

Well today was THE day for our oldest Danny. He started Kindergarten! All morning and even some of the night before, I could tell he was nervous and not wanting to go, but seeing all the fun things like SNACKS go into his back pack, cheered him up a little.  🙂 This sweet little key … [Read More]

First day of school!!

So today was the first day of Amharic language school for Marshal and me. Our morning was spent in an orientation with all 14 people just starting the school. They mapped out their goals for us and how the program worked.  They believe that just as babies learn from listening to words over and over, … [Read More]

Happy number Five!! :)

So today our oldest turned 5!! We started our day off with a special birthday song from Grandma and Grandpa all the way back in the states, and got to open their gift. Then we all piled into the car for some fun at the Sheraton Hotel playground. And this picture says it all! 🙂 … [Read More]

“Let the children come to me!”

“Don’t stop them!  For the Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like these children.  I tell you the truth, anyone who doesn’t receive the Kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.”  Then He took the children in His arms and placed His hands on their heads and blessed them!  (Mark … [Read More]

SO Handsome!!!

When we first arrived, all of our trunks made it except one. After we got home and started unpacking, we realized the one missing was the one with the boys clothes in it!  Now we did have a few days worth of clothes that we’d had in a carry on *in case of emergencies* but … [Read More]

Who Knew?

So who knew termites could be *pretty* to watch!? It’s hard to see them, but if you can imagine those butterfly pictures you’ve seen with them flying everywhere around you in the sky that’s what it looked like….only it was termites! 🙂 It really was quite pretty, i only wish it would have shown up … [Read More]