In the beginning, JD adamantly only wanted two children. I thought that four would be perfect. Once we caught God's vision of putting orphans into families, our plan was multiplied by God. We are currently blessed with 12 children; five biological, six adopted and one more waiting in Ethiopia. Our first adoption was from the U.S., the next three were from Liberia, West Africa, and our last two were from Ethiopia. We are supporting our 12th child in Ethiopia after her adoption could not pass court.

Friday, April 28, 2017

A Few Other Things

There is always so much going on - these just show a few of the activities that actually had pictures to accompany them. 

I held our annual spring shave the dogs day; thankfully it's just two of the four, but it's still several hours of work and makes a horrible mess. 

On the other pet front, Hunter seems to be responding well to his thyroid medication and gaining some weight.

I had to spend an entire day down in the pit of a mess in the storage room; it stunk since it was so nice outside. It went from this -

to this -

Elijah has taught himself the presidents, including the number they were, middle names, etc, many facts that I do not know. I ordered him this president timeline; he is pretty thrilled with it. It's the size of the wall however and will not fit in the school room.

Lastly, JD and I went away to a bed and breakfast in downtown Fredericksburg for the weekend. I did not take any pictures, but JD took this one. It was a peaceful, relaxing weekend!

On Monday, Alei took me for sushi for a birthday lunch; it was surprisingly yummy! I have never enjoyed sushi before, but I stuck to the cooked ones!

 Now we are frantically planting grass seed and tilling the garden! 



1 comment:

  1. Poor doggy. Yay Elijah, he and Emmi would get along great, she memorized much of the Declaration of Independence--just because--we aren't even studying that period of history. Sushi, yum, try the California crunchy--outer layer rolled in fried onions =)