Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Girl Time Ends... And a New Life Begins!
Whew! What a week! I admit: I am behind on posting...
First I must say how we ended our "Girl Time".
Yes, we watched the entire "Pride and Prejudice" movie (1996 version)... in two days!
I competed in Oregon Right To Life's Oratory contest...
...And by God's grace, I won first place!!! I will be competing at state.
The competitors Bethany, Luke Douglas, and Chloe Anderson with the judges.
After all our fun, we rushed off to the airport to pick up the rest of the family!
Now, I must out in that right before we left, we had a terrible storm and ended up losing electricity!!! That means, no lights and then no water, because we are on well water!
And here is the entire family... except for Eden who was the photographer.
After a very special time of greeting and meeting each other, we headed off to a hotel room...
All SEVEN children!
Our adorable Havilah Tirfe.
Our handsome little Benjamin Abezu.
We made do with what we could in our hotel room.
Thankfully, Mommy had just made a big pot of Minestrone Soup which we grabbed on our way out the door for a delicious dinner!
Daddy brought home a lot of "booty" (as he called it)...
Here are the girls in their Ethiopian shawls, outfits, and jewelry!
It made us feel really rich!
"Thank you, Daddy!"
Eden's "Welcome Home" cake! She did a great job!
And yes, we've already got them started on the Irish Ceili Dancing!
That's how things work in our family!
I hope you enjoyed this rather lengthy post...
We are overjoyed with the blessings that God has given us!
Thank you for your prayers, support, and friendship during this time!
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