April 12, 2007

What a week!

David’s parents came Friday night to join us for Bible study. Saturday we had a surprise party for David’s mom’s birthday, and my parents arrived from Texas to visit. Sunday we had Easter and the sun rise service. Monday Mom came to tops with me, and water aerobics. We left for the Black Hills in South Dakota in the afternoon, after David worked for a while.

Tuesday we had not heat in our cabin and had to stay a while longer in the morning to wait for the propane guy to be done, but we were grateful for the heat that night!! We went to see Mt Rushmore (Horray! not fog this time!). Then to Crazy horse. Then drove in Custer state park to see the Bison. Finishing with a nice supper in Rapid City before returning to our beautiful cabin for cards and sleep!

Wednesday we headed home but took a detour through the Badlands and stopped at Wall Drug. We also stopped by the Corn Palace before having supper in Sioux Falls. We arrived home before 9 and had a game of cards before bed.

This morning we got up early to eat out with Mom and Dad before they left for Ontario. It was a great time! Very full, I’m tired, but it was a lot of fun!

That is the past few days in a very small nut shell (short of saying it was easter than we went to South Dakota with my parents). There are a quite a few new pictures to go with this post though. Enjoy!! :)

Maybe I’ll write more of a real post when I’m not so tired….

In Christ


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April 03, 2007

A decision made quietly at night

No fanfare, not excitement, just a decision made and a step taken.

Last night David was working on taxes and had a phone attached to his ear trying to get a hold of someone at the tax office to ask a question. It was getting late and I was already reading in bed waiting for him when David came in, phone still to his ear, and classical music playing loud enough that I could recognize the song, and he says “I think I’m going to send in an e-mail.”

“To accept?” I ask.

“Yeah.” David said.

“You sure?”

” Yeah.”


And that was it. The decision was made.

Weeks of stress and questions ended as simply as that. We still have questions, and there will still be stress, but at least we know where we are going. The decision has been made.

I did expect a bit of fanfare, or excitement. Maybe a shout of “Horray! We Area Going to Grad School!!” But no, it was a quiet decision, made by a tired man ready to take the next step.

So, we are going to Grad school.

“That is nice,” you say, “we already knew that. WHERE are you going?”

Ah, well, maybe we should let our parents know first.

In Christ


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