We’ve gotten to spend the last two days with our good friends, the Butlers–fellow PNG missionaries. It’s the first time we’ve seen them in almost three years after practically living together for a whole year in Goroka. Today we “did Seattle.” It was such a fun time to reconnect.

Exit Strategy

Wednesday morning we woke with the alarm at 5am to complete our final preparations before our four month hiatus. While Elizabeth dressed the kids and set out the pumpkin bread, I put the final screws in the wire-mesh that will guard our lowest windows until we return–a job I was wary to complete before the last minute in…