From Kenya to Valley Forge

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Yesterday we traveled to two countries.  Compassion International has a mobile experience where you can walk through two lives of children and hear their stories through an audio tour.  It was amazing.
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It was difficult to hear of their circumstances, as Elsie’s eyes show so clearly.  It was plain hard.  But so good for them to experience life outside their own.
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We highly recommend the Compassion Experience, and encourage you to consider sponsoring a child!
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After a successful trip to the Dr. for Nadine’s toe, we celebrated its steady healing by having a picnic at Valley Forge.  We have never been to Washington’s Headquarters before, so we really enjoyed exploring around his house.
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Then Jack really wanted to see the “squirrel’s house”, so we headed in that direction.  Yes, he did hand-stands along the entire way.
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Elijah was such a good big brother, giving piggy-back rides to all his sisters!  This one was especially hilarious.
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Betty was hot and tired.  And cute.
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At last we found the squirrel’s house.  (That’s what we like to call it).  We knocked and knocked.  No answer.
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What a delightful day, overall.  In the words of Elsie: “You wore us out, mommy!”  I am so thankful for my children, and for each day we can spend together.

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3 thoughts on “From Kenya to Valley Forge

  1. That photo of Elsie close up, is STUNNING! And, my first thought when I saw it was, “Oh my! That is HEATHER!” 🙂

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