David has wanted our children to see the majestic
For years he waited as our family grew-
Over the last few months, each time we became available to accept another treasured child into our family,
the door has closed.
It feels unfamiliar to not be in pre-adoption mode.
Yet in this place our strength is being renewed and
our hearts overflow with gratefulness…
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Here is our first vacation as a family of 9:
The Grand Canyon Railway:
Planning the day:
Waiting to board:
|Mohale was NOT appreciating the size nor sounds of something this large:)|
Upstairs viewing seats!
|Squished together for random pic.|
|Through a tunnel|
Beautiful view from the dome seats
majestic, startling, breathtaking beauty
which cannot be captured in photographs:
|Too much energy to sit for a pic:)|
pulling his loose tooth out-
he threw it into the Grand Canyon.
Waiting for the return trip:
|“Really Mom? You want me to stand on the tracks for a pic?!”
Something about Converse and railroad tracks. Thanks for humoring me, Leora:)
Tired little boys:
|Two-year-old having a REAALLLLY LOUD tantrum. Sweet boy was DONE.|
What a gift it is to just enjoy this season.
Each child is such a gift and they are growing up crazy fast.
Grateful for each hour.
WOW WOW WOW, what a gift it was to just get away for a couple of days and play.
For I am about to do something new.