Hospitality, Friendship, Encouragement

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Summer Begins


This is a momentous summer for our family. Kamryn will be a teenager in two weeks, Kyle started a full time job today, Sarah is headed to Canada on Thursday.

She is going to work at a summer camp that has a lot of First Nations kids who attend. She'll get to learn about a different culture, be exposed to a new language, Cree, help with evacuees from the fires plaguing Alberta, and at the end of summer, be in her college roommates' wedding.

As if that is not enough, construction will be starting in June, and my dad has his surgery on the 26th. 

I spent sometime late last night, praying and giving all of it to my God, my good, good Father. I'm anticipating seeing how He's going to use all of it in our lives. For I know that all, both good and hard, will be for our benefit.

We had a really fun time at my in laws house yesterday.

My niece Jennifer, and her husband, Emmanuel had never played Corn Hole before. It was fun to watch him tease her. They have been married just about 2 years now. He speaks French and Jula, and she is fluent in both of those languages, as well as about three other languages. She is working on another one, also. God has gifted her with an ability to learn languages.

It was funny yesterday when she was interpreting for Emma, she was telling us what he'd said, and she stopped and asked us, in English, "Is 'marches' an English word?" She's pretty amazing.

We have been blessed by the sons in law we have. Kyle knows Wes the best because they've spent the most time together. They also both like memes, and board games.

Our weather was beautiful, the food was good, and it was a treat to be together.

We are beginning to plan a family reunion for the weekend after Thanksgiving. All of Tim's siblings will be here, and most of the kids and grands. It gets harder to find a schedule that works for everyone, and one of the kids and her family live in Alaska! That's not a trip you make for a long weekend! Thankfully, we saw them last year, at Tim's mom's memorial service. 

I'm getting ready to go sit outside for my daily dose of sunshine! How about you? What are you up to?

1 comment:

Melissa G said...

Wish we could just pop down for the weekend! That would be amazing to be with you all for the reunion. Love you guys!


  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We spent Saturday, doing things around the house, and then we swam. Kyle and Sarah left after that...