We had a blast last week with Chad, Amber and their kids! As Steve said one night at dinner that it was definitely the weirdest vacation ever. We did a lot fun stuff, but a lot of things we wanted to go do were closed. However we did go feed ducks, geese, and swans, Chad and Steve fixed our Explorer, the kids played in the pool, we went to the Air Force museum, we celebrated Elijah's 2nd birthday, and we went to Salt Lake City and Park City.
We wanted to drive a scenic byway south of Salt Lake, but when we got there we found out it was closed. We also wanted to go to Olympic Park in Park City but again when we got there we found out that was closed. We wanted to take the kids to a hands-on children's museum in SLC, and you guessed it closed as well. We've come to discover that pretty much nothing is open until May so we made due with what we had!
The weirdest thing of the vacation though was the motorcycle accident that we witnessed (or I should say heard). A guy on a motorcycle had somehow went off the road and flew full speed down at least a hundred feet over a drop-off into some trees. This happened just as we were starting the scenic byway. We were the first and only ones there so we called 911 and made sure the guy was okay while waiting for the paramedics to show up. Talk about God's hand in us being at the right place at the right time!
We were very sad to see Chad and Amber leave. We pray everyday that somehow God would allow us the chance to move back to MI someday. Until then visitors are welcome after May that is if you want to do stuff!
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Avery has had a great Easter so far! She looked so adorable in her Easter dress (the same one as Jordyn's!)! We all had cinnamon rolls for breakfast, then we went to church, then after church we finally had time for Avery to dig into her Easter basket. She got clothes, a pinwheel, a small stuffed Elmo, a noisy book, a new Sesame Street DVD, sunglasses (not all of this was from us). This afternoon we are going to watch her new Sesame Street movie and eat jello jigglers! Two of her favorite things! I hope everyone enjoyed celebrating the resurrection of our Lord!