This week we fled the USA and headed back to our home in Guatemala. We had a wonderful time back in States getting to visit our friends and family! We would like to say thank you to everyone that helped us get back this fall. Olive Branch church of God and one of our really close friends (not sure he wants to be named) helped us pay for our plane tickets. Here were some moments we got to have right before we left back for Guatemala.Carving pumpkins with Abra and Ezra is one of my favorite fall traditions. I love the fall!
The kids had a play date with cousin Allison! They had so much fun jumping on the trampoline and playing with the kitties!We said goodbye to Aunt Andrea as she departed for Zambia. Miss her already a ton. But thankful for the time we got to spend with her this fallWe took a hike in Grammy and Pups woods the day she left.Our last weekend in Indiana we spoke at Ellettsville Christian Church near Bloomington, IN. Their congregation was a big encouragement to us and we took a hike at McCormick’s creek before leaving the area.
The day we left for Chicago to fly out two of my best friends Jack Podgorny and Andy Howard surprised us with a tour of Notre Dame stadium. It so much fun and I got to cross that moment off my bucket list. Love these guys a ton! Here is a picture of us on the field of Notre Dame stadium.The kids did great traveling and were a big help getting through the airport.
When we got back to our house in Guatemala. It was infested with fleas!! We’ve spent the first week spraying, vacuuming, cleaning, and trying to get rid of our unwanted house guests. The white dust is Borax that we put down trying to get rid of them. Lucky for us we had some help before we got back. Thank you Monroe’s, Mirna, and all the porch staff for doing your best to help us.
We are still vacuuming everyday and trying to keep them from coming back. This will be at least a month long process.We finally did move back into our house after livin’ it up at the Hotel California for a week. This is our luggage along with all the clothes, bedding, curtains, and other cloth items we had to get washed at the laundromat. Not a big fan of fleas:(
Things are starting to get back to normal now and Abra is back at her Ballet class she started before we left. She is so cute! We also have our good friends Bill and Joni Hafner with us for 3 weeks. Bill is a chiropractor and has been working on patients all this week. Its been fun to watch him give these hard working people some relief from back, neck, and headaches.
Joni and the kids got to watch Linda as she showed them how she does her traditional mayan weavingsIt’s good to be back despite the fleas. We are looking forward to all the adventures we will have in the coming weeks! We will keep you posted!
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