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Hardworking Farmers

We’re currently cruising through the beautiful farmland of Missouri taking in all the scenes of beautiful barns, old farmhouses and gorgeous wildflowers on the roadside. Before leaving Arizona Dw and his closest friend, Stan, were talking on the phone.  Stan is an agribusinessman with an enormous farm outside the town Dw grew up in.  While…

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Look at Her Now!!

In spite of all that medical professionals declared over our Ruby-girl this sweet chica of ours is thriving, spunky as ever and now one year older!!   Back when we were bringing her home I wasn’t even sure if she would live through the flights…and here she is on Father’s Day  – celebrating her 9th birthday!! She…

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How Did We “Luck Out”??

Over the years many people have commented on how we seem to have “lucked out” and brought home the most amazing kids.  Although I’ve heard it more times than I could ever count, it still takes me by surprise!  Why am I surprised?  Because although I’m no expert and folks could call me crazy –…

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Oh America

We have loved walking and riding through our neighborhood this May and noticing home after home proudly displaying an American flag.  Truthfully, it seems like there are many more hanging this year than previous years. I remember when the United States was attacked on 9-11 and all the flags that were put out in front…

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Lessons Being Learned…

Well friends, quite honestly, it’s been a time of “recuperating” after the agonizing situation with Lincoln.  I told my friend, Jennie, who lives down the street and also walks with the Lord, that I felt like I had a “hangover” from the intense prayer and fasting – totally wiped out!! Dw, Emma, Josh and I…

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Update on Lincoln Tendo…

No doubt many of you are asking for updates.  Trust me friends, communication is very, very, very limited as they tend to Lincoln and take turns sleeping.  I told Dw and Emma last night that I am quite certain it is harder to be here in some ways because I have zero clue what is…