That is where it started.
then the fun began.
Russ and Sharon picked us up at o' Hare
On the road
Always. Have you ever been to Sonic Burgers?
Yum. and good french fries
Destination, Minnow Haven . weekend Bible retreat.
At least 10 deer crossing the road ( photo of dashboard, no deer )
Supper apple pie and much much more
Message: Craig.. one thing I learned: Follow through on
nudges to call or encourage someone.
( did it. wrote an email before going to bed)
Treats. cookies with butter icing and much much more
Hotel in town. Cozy and exciting...
( like finding keys in the door of the car parked next to us. Anyone know a guy named Bud? ☺ )
A good night's sleep
Two cups of good coffee, an answer to my email ( she was blessed and that blesses me )
And off to our Bible retreat
Breakfast- cinnamon rolls and much much more.
Message: Ted M ... one thing I learned: Rejoice in hope, patient in tribulation, instant in prayer and the Lord has great joy in pouring out a blessing
Bible Study: One thing I learned: message in song
♪ ♫ Behold what manner of love the Father has given unto us ♪♪
Lunch brownies with nuts and much much more
Crafts for the kids:
The wise man built his house upon the rocks
and the foolish man built his house upon the sand
Crafts for adults
here we go with the steps to a piece of art work
Message : Bud . One thing I learned: It is helpful to "draw" a mental picture of a place to help remember the connections.
Message: Rob. One thing I learned: Be specific in prayer
and then be ready.
Friends old and new..ok,
here are some fun shots.
supper : bread pudding and much much more
Message; Darrell: one thing I learned : There is more than
one name for the Sea of Galilee... Tiberias also Gennesaret.
Treats: lemon squares and much much more
Cozy night at hotel
Good Night Sleep
Breakfast at retreat - muffins and ...( you can guess ☺ )
Children's message: Choices.
Lunch: real mashed potatoes, with real butter, butter rolls and real butter
on the road again.
Elmhurst with very wonderful friends
Dinner: Chocolate and much more
Games and more games.
Learned some good ones to teach my little people.
and some I will not ( ☺ )
( Nelda, I think you would appreciate our use of the board )
Then it is almost bed time.. Candy on the pillow.
If you forget anything, our hostess has thought of it
|even a photo of my grandson|
Bubble bath ( they have jets, too )
Breakfast - oatmeal with butter, nuts and berries, and coffee
A drive through our old stomping grounds
137 Harrison Street.
Great adventure: the Frank Lloyd Wright Tour. So amazing.
I had no idea. So many photos, it will be a separate post
but just to whet your appetite:
Lunch: Horokoto. huge buffet banana cream pie, ice cream,
Entrees for Kathy
Sushi for Kathy
YES Banana cream pie and much much more
Back to our host family
What is not to love about Russ and Sharon !
Off to O'Hare. Home. Memories to last a long time
I live an exciting life.