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Special Memories

We had a special visit from Julie's mom and grandma!  They came just in time for Thanksgiving, Timmy's preschool graduation, music recital, his 5th birthday and an early Christmas celebration.  We know how to party!

We raised and roasted our own turkey for Thanksgiving this year.  It wasn't as big or as tasty as we would have liked.  Okay, let's just say it:  the dang thing was so tough we couldn't eat it.  Oh well.  The most important part of  the holiday is giving gratitude to God for so many good things he has given to us, even if our Thanksgiving was celebrated vegetarian style!

Timmy turned five years old! We celebrated with a birthday party inviting all his classmates and neighbors.  We had a puppet show, thanks to his aunts and uncle's help, and were able to share with them about Jesus' love.  Grandma made the cool birthday cake train and brought special goodies from the United States.  We thank God for the blessing of Timothy Samuel.

 We still can't believe that great-grandma (pictured left), who's almost 80 years old, made the LONGGG trip to come and visit us for the first time!  She even sang a special number in church.  We took both grandmas to Iguazu Falls and enjoyed the spray of God's creation and seeing some unique animals as well.  Our time together was too short, but we are grateful for the special memories we made.  Thank God for family!


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