But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD's love is with those who fear him and his righteousness with their children's children . . . Psalm 103:17

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Our most recent attempt at a family vacation (November)

Vacationing with toddler/young quints is no vacation for the adults involved. Maybe that's true for any family with small children; I suspect it is! It's fun for us to see them enjoy new places, and we like going somewhere different and being able to focus on just being a family without all the other responsibilities and distractions of work and home. So we took the kids to Orobiga, an Evangelical Brotherhood Church (Swiss Mission) camp outside the city of Goroka. The grounds and scenery are BEAUTIFUL!! More importantly, they have a pool with a locking gate. :)

Left to right: Marcie, David, Will, Seth, Gracie

Isaac and David checking out a treehouse

The boys (minus Isaac)

The world's smallest kiddie pool? Gracie still loved it!

Gavin with Will, Marcie and Gracie. Mom did NOT go into this pool! It's at 5,000 ft altitude, and it's TOO COLD!

We're thankful for Octonauts and Dora when we need a break from the pool. The girls stand at the ready, though, with their inflatable tubes!

David with a mix of chocolate and sunscreen on his face. The New Tribes Mission Store outside Goroka had CHOCOLATE CHIPS, so that became the treat of the weekend!

Gavin, Carrie, Isaac, Will, David, Marcie, Seth, & Grace Jones

Gavin, Carrie, Isaac, Will, David, Marcie, Seth, & Grace Jones

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