Tuesday, September 18, 2007


I actually have 2 sets of friends who are missionaries in Prague. I've blogged about the Chumbleys, but I've not mentioned the Barnwells. They have been in Prague longer than the Chumbleys and have an adorable family. Tina and I worked together for a couple of years at the seminary while our husbands were students and I wouldn't trade that time together for anything! She is funny, sweet, creative and a lot of fun.

After dealing with infertility for a few years, Jerry and Tina adopted a beautiful little girl they named Karis (that's Greek for "Grace"). By the time the big "Gotcha Day" arrived, Tina was pregnant - WITH TWINS! God must have been chuckling as they realized she might actually be pregnant!

So, by summer of the next year they had 3 kids in diapers! They are a beautiful family and I can't wait for them to return to the states so I can meet these kiddos!

Well, Tina has her own blog now that I'm really enjoying. I'm so glad I can keep up with her and stay connected!

Monday, September 10, 2007

Funny Kiddos

Here is a sample of G's latest artwork. He is going through his "abstract on markerboard" stage. Can you guess his subject?

This summer my niece shared her favorite movie with D. Now he is obsessed with High School Musical and HSM2. Last month we taped the first movie and he has watched it many times. This weekend we taped the Dance-Along version of HSM2 and the boys have been been practicing their moves! Since Dad has been known to tape something for D and then eventually tape over it (much to D's disgust), D made the following statement:
"We're never, NEVER until I'm DEAD taping over High School Musical 2!!!"

I imagine in the next few years, he will be very embarassed he ever made that comment!