Saturday, December 22, 2007

Merry Christmas

With the celebration of the gift God has given our family, we are reminded of the greatest gift God has ever given...His Son Jesus Christ. Let's remember to give the Lord the glory due His name for providing a way to have a right relationship with our Creator...through Christ. Tis the reason for the season! Merry Christmas everyone!

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Back to the cold of Iowa

Hello everyone. Steph, Brenna, and I had a great time in Florida with my sister and her family. The flights down and back went really well...Brenna was a rockstar and slept most of the time...she was a hit with the other passengers. We spent a little time at the beach. The weather was a nice change despite Monday being one of the colder days the area has had so far...65 degrees. It got down to the upper 40's at night. It was fun seeing where Matt, Lydia and Micah live. Matt does an awesome job teaching and you can tell he is passionate about it. Lydia and Matt had a Christmas party to attend on Monday night for her work. Steph and I got to watch Micah for the evening. We played hide and seek, had a pillow fight, I gave him a bath, read him a book, then watched him basically put himself to bed...Lydia has a routine down for bedtime that Micah follows to the T. We had a blast in Florida, but wish it was for a longer period of time and warm enough to swim and snorkle...maybe next time. Check out the new pics at dropshots...remember the password is 7771. You can see some of Brenna's holiday photoshoot too courtesy of Aunt Lydia's skills...enjoy!

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Florida here we come!

Last year Steph and I purchased tickets to fly down to Florida to visit my sister, brother-in-law, and nephew. We weren't able to go since Steph's Grandfather passed away that same week. We were able to retain vouchers good for up to one year. Yesterday I checked with Delta to see what date we had to use the vouchers by. They said Jan. 5th. I checked on some flight prices and found that tickets are pretty cheap prior to Christmas. Needless to say, we booked our flights last night and are heading to West Palm Beach, FL this Saturday through Tuesday of next week! Talk about spontaneous! I guess we didn't want to loose out on the money we already had down for the tickets. It will be great to visit Matt, Lydia, and Micah for a few days. They are super excited and pumped to see Brenna. And it's always nice to have a bit of a tan for those Christmas parties. We'll be glad to get away from the cold for a few days and enjoy some 80+ degree weather. Pray that Brenna does well on the flights at only 2 months old...pray for mom too for that matter! ;)

Friday, December 7, 2007

Things are going well on stage.

I hope some of you have been able to come to Cornerstone's Christmas production already. I've really been enjoying the time with the other cast members. We've received some great feedback from people who have come to see the show. There may be a few tickets left if you haven't come to see the show yet. "It don't mean a thing if you aint got that swing..."