Sunday, June 25

The Latest

I have not posted much lately because I have been consumed by two major life events. The first being the rather obvious impending birth of our third child and trying to be a somewhat decent mom to the other two in the mean time. Not an easy task, to say the least, but they are patient and loving with my limited abilities. The second being PSP, our PUMP Summer Program, which begins tomorrow morning with 120 beautiful children! We have had our ten interns for two weeks, team building, prepping and preparing for the next six weeks of dynamic ministry with these kids and families.

I have been living and breathing these two things for a number of weeks (months?) now. When we saw that Allan had a work trip and it was at the Oregon coast, rather than Florida, Texas, or D.C., we jumped on the opportunity for me to take a little respite and go along for the weekend. It was a much-needed time of quiet and rest and cool weather. Oh, and the food - salmon for dinner, crab for lunch, shrimp for dinner! Fresh fruit! Decadent desserts! And, best of all, little of it paid for by us!

We got to spend even more quality time together on the six-hour drive home. Did I say six hours - from Lincoln City? Yes, that's what I said (long, not very exciting story). Back to the valley of 100 degrees, where my feet immediately swelled up to the size of watermelons. BUT, we walked into a house that had been cleaned by my dear friend Kymm. After a lot of hugging and yammering, my beautiful kids are now asleep in the next room. And I am currently perched in front of the cool air condition unit (with ice bags on my feet) that my husband struggled to install at 10:30 tonight (thank you, dear!).

Life is good.

5 comments:

Davis Family said...

The air conditioning and peace and quiet sound fantastic. Glad you had a great time at the coast. You sure deserved it!

kristi said...

Good to hear you got some relaxation! I keep waiting to hear news of a new White baby!

Amanda Peterson said...

Hope that the first day of PSP went well! Glad that you got some R&R before it all began!

KMiV said...

Kristi,
We continue to keep you and the baby in prayer. Allan's a great guy--its obvious he loves you very much.

Today should be much cooler and we hope you feel better.

Ron

Randy said...

Air Conditioning . . . my two favorite words!