Just popping in to quickly let you know that Alex arrived safely little after noon yesterday and Mandy and Piper flew in about 10 last night.
Our first stop on the way home from the airport was Zips burgers. Those of you in the Pacific Northwest will know what I’m talking about when I say every time he comes home that is the first place we go. Their fries and tartar sauce are amazing. He was making a silly face and he been awake almost 38 hours at this point.
He ended up not going to bed until almost 1:00 this morning. He stayed awake until we went back to the airport to get Mandy and Piper and then we all sat up and talked after Piper went to bed.
Piper adores her uncle Alex and I believe the feeling is mutual.
Can you see the teacher in him? He taught elementary school for several years.
She really loves her Uncle Alex.
I can’t believe I don’t have any pictures of Mandy yet.
Alex took me to the doctor yesterday afternoon right after our hamburgers and I was diagnosed with bronchitis and given antibiotics. I’m hoping they kick in quickly.
They have all left me for a few minutes to go shopping at Costco. I’m resting my back and hoping the coughing stops.
Dennis and Alex went and got their drivers licenses renewed this morning. They said it took them all of five minutes at the DMV. How often does that happen? They both said it was the most pleasant experience at the DMV they’ve ever had! I guess most people are out shopping instead of getting their drivers licenses renewed.
Tomorrow Jamie and the kids will drive over from Helena and Tara‘s flight from London will arrive around 10 in the evening. Brad doesn’t get to come because they’re making his entire department work. I guess he gets Thanksgiving itself off, but has to be at work Friday morning so there’s no way he can fly all the way here. It’s so sad. We were really hoping to have all of our chickens in the coop this holiday. But, we’re going to enjoy the ones we do have.
I just wanted to share these cute, cute pictures of Alex and Piper with you. My heart is full. Mandy and Alex have decided they want to put the Christmas tree up together this afternoon, so Dennis and Alex have dug all the decorations out of storage and we’re going to get busy as soon as they get home. Oh, it will be so fun to have my kids help decorate the tree again! It has been years and years since that happened. I hope you’re all having a wonderful Thanksgiving week.
“My heart may sing your praises and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise you forever.“ Psalms 30:12