He who fears the Lord has a secure fortress and for his children it will be a refuge.
Proverbs 14:26

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Day 11

 August 25, 2016

When you travel most of the summer and aren't really able to practice your flute, you practice in the car on the way to auditions.  

Afternoon traffic is not bad here and it's not stressful for the driver at all!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Day 10

August 24, 2016

And then there are days when a picture a day just seems like a really dumb idea...


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Day 9

August 23, 2016

Because sometimes you need to dry off while singing your heart out into the fan...


Monday, August 22, 2016

Day 8

August 22, 2016


Somehow these 2 were still smiling after 2.5 hours waiting to pay school tuition, 45 minutes of uniform trying on and buying and countless hours in between in traffic.  We stopped for a quick bite and then hit the final store for school supplies.  Thankfully all done in one day and THAT'S saying something over here!  

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Day 7

August 21, 2016

I forgot to hit post last night!  Just a little traffic jam on the way to a school meeting...


Saturday, August 20, 2016

Day 6

August 20, 2016

This day has been much anticipated.  Abbey and Maddie started school today in an actual school building for the first time in over 2 years.  To say they were a little excited would be a major understatement.  4th schooling situation in 5 years but the perfect way to spend Senior and Sophomore years.  

(believe it or not, picture on the left was after Maddie started slimming down...)
 
Loud music can apparently make even washing dishes fun...

(I have no idea)

This is my "REALLY?!" face after doing a walk through of the girls bathroom...

Friday, August 19, 2016

Day 5: A Sabbath Friday

August 19, 2016

A typical Friday morning around here when we host our house group.  Maddie's getting the music ready and Naomi is coming up with a plan for leading the kids Bible story.  


Lazy afternoon reading books.  I have to say this is not the norm.  I love reading with her but she doesn't really love to sit still long enough for it.  Hopeful for more times like this!


THIS is definitely more of the norm.  Love playing Settlers on lazy afternoons.  Can you see Maddie's collection?  I mean why JUST play a game when you can also paint, read a book and sip tea all at the same time?  Jason loves it when we have lots of different things going on at once, because Abbey, Maddie, Naomi and I all have an amazing ability to stay focused and not be distracted by other things.  He also loves that we never sing random songs while playing and we are definitely super fast and decisive when our turns comes around.  Poor Jason.  We did play 2 games in a row today so it must be a little fun...