On Christmas morning we all drove to Fresno to be together for the day. It was a special treat to have all three of our children, their spouses and their children together for the day. That is a very rare occurrence and we enjoyed it very much. We traveled back up to northern California and…
Just before Christmas Judi and I connected with Judi’s sister Marilyn Daugherty’s family. They celebrated Marilyn’s birthday at Disneyland and we joined them for a day. Marilyn’s daughter Lynn brought her new twin daughters. It was a treat to hold these precious little ones.
While Judi and I were in California in December we had the opportunity to celebrate my mom’s 96th birthday by taking her to one of our favorite Italian restaurants in San Jose, Georgio’s. The food was great and it was a special treat to have this time with my mom.
I had the opportunity to share in a couple of Kona courses in preparation for their two to three month overseas assignments. I always enjoy these times of excitement, as students are anticipating what life will be like for the next two to three months somewhere else in the world.