The Wrights

Last week my family came to visit us.  It was such a fun time! My brother lives in Boston, so we don’t get to see him very much.  The kids just LOVED having their uncle here, and Nanny and Papa too. Everett enjoying QT with Uncle Graham All of us after a picnic at Furman.…

Peach Pie Convert

I lOVE peaches, but I thought I didn’t like peach pie.  I mean, I would eat it if someone served it to me, but I never really liked peach pie all that much.  But the other day when we had a load of peaches, my husband really wanted me to make a peach pie…so I…

Belle, The Swimmer

After a summer and a half of hesitancy, Belle finally overcame her fear, discarded her swimmies and started swimming. She’s no Ariel yet, but she has started. As soon as she realized she is capable of keeping herself from drowning, she couldn’t get enough of the two meter dog-paddle. She also tried jumping in from…

Funny Kids

The other day the girls went to rinse their feet in the pool (fully clothed) and ended up getting in.  It was so funny…I just went along with it and let them swim in their clothes! Playing in the garage while we packed.  I thought they were so funny with that umbrella opened playing games…

Friends

We have been having lots of fun connecting with friends recently.  Today I had lunch with 2 college friends and their kids (forgot to take a pic though), and the other day I had 2 other college friends and their kids over to swim and have lunch.  Here are most of our kids (minus Everett)…

Going Away Party #2

We led a 9th grade group at our church over the last year.  Our sweet co-leaders, Mike and Megan, threw us a party for the 9th graders and their families.  It was such a fun time!  We love these kids and their families and our co-leaders!  We are going to miss them a lot! This…

Sleepover

The girls had their first sleepover the other night.  Well really we all had a sleepover.  Some of our good friends, the News, all came over and spent the night!   Their daughter, Avery, slept in the girls’ room.  They were all SO excited!  I think they finally fell asleep a little before 10! Reading…

Packing

We have been sorting, selling, giving away, and packing all of our stuff!  It has been SUCH a long, difficult process.  We have to ship our stuff to PNG.  It will take a couple of months to get there, so we are hoping to ship it soon!  Fortunately we will have a furnished place to…