Monday, June 15, 2009


We still aren't in the mountains--we had to wait for the car we are taking to be fixed.  So, we're hoping to go tomorrow, but, really, we don't know when we'll get to go!!  So, we've rested the past couple of days, and taken the time under the radar (everyone thinks we've already gone) to get some things done that have been on the back-burner.  It's given us time to deal with complaints from our downstairs neighbor who thinks our air conditioner is really loud, and we actually got a text yesterday from a former student who wants to have dinner tonight, so we feel excited that we are actually able to have dinner with her!

Waiting seems to be the theme for us this year--it's hard for me to wait around and not have lots of things to do, but it seems to be what the Father is giving us as we have been forced to wait to go to the mts.  It's been good to just be and rest in preparation for a busy summer!

We got a break from the hot weather yesterday, and it was wonderful to walk around our favorite spot--we had a local meal and then ate Dairy Queen for dessert.  It was such a nice night!!  We felt like we got to provide lots of people with entertainment while we sat outside to eat DQ.  I think about 60 people stopped to look at Jace while he slept next to us while we ate.  It was fun!

We'll update when we get to the hostel...

Thursday, June 11, 2009

off to the mountains...

We have been to the airport 4 times this week, and we have had a blast welcoming friends to CD!!  Some friends are returning from several months in the states, and we are so glad they are back!!  

We have a few more friends to visit and then we head out on Sunday for the mountains--we have so much to do before then, but we are excited!!  We have heard the hostel has been packed out and we are so happy for our friends that it's packed out, but we are a little nervous about how it will look for our family...We really hope to be able to travel from there at least one time to an area that has our people.

Jace will be 5 months on Monday, and Luke is officially potty trained.  We are so proud of our boys!!  We just welcomed 2 other little boys (twins) who we think will be good friends with Jace--all the other babies born around the time he was born are girls ;).  

It's also down to 6 months until we leave for the states.  There is a lot happening between now and then, but I'm really getting excited to go see everyone!

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Kicking off our blog!

We finally decided to join the blogging world, hoping that this will be one way to more easily communicate with everyone we love so dearly.

We just moved into a new apartment and we are loving it.  It has a nice amount of space and plenty of room for visitors!! 

Right now, Johnny is down south taking his language test--so hopefully after this weekend, his test will be behind, and then we can go and work at a hostel in the mountains with no worries!!  We will be out in the mountains for 2 months, and we are really excited because last time we were there, we saw lots of our favorite people!!!

In the meantime, we're hoping to hang out with all our friends here in town this week, go to a high school graduation, and hang with a friend who is coming from the states.  We also hope to hang at the pool one day before we head to the mountains (our apt complex has a pool that's supposed to open on Monday :), ). Summer is here, and we are so excited!

Really, we want to post new pictures...