I spent the first weekend in Arizona visiting Pastor Weymann Lee who has been partnering with us to train men in the Philippines and I also spent time with good friends from The Church at South Mountain, who also partners with us. It was a blessing to be with all of them as we enjoyed sweet fellowship and some good expository teaching and preaching.
My good friends Zach and Staci Volker watched the kids part of the time for me while I traveled; I figured that my kids had enough flying so I left them for a few days in the care of others.
After picking up Grandma and Grandpa Mereau who flew in from North Carolina to see the kids, (and me perhaps) I drove us all back to grandma and grandpa Gomez's place where we had a special treat; unexpected snow fell in Banning CA. We don't really own much winter clothes anymore, but we made due. I took Josiah out for a few minutes to see and touch the snow. Bella was a little more adventurous.
|Bella enjoying sunny California snow|
|Josiah's first encounter with snow|
|Isabella and Grandpa Mereau|
|Bella's first snowman|
|Bella's first snow angel|