Hudson had a fever for three days. From Monday afternoon through Wednesday night, his low-grade fever hovered around 100*-101*. Wednesday evening, I tried to get him an appointment at the sans rendez-vous clinic (which means "without appointment"; yes, remind me to share me thoughts about needing an appointment for the "without appointment" clinic. I'm sure … Continue reading Hudson Update
Remember that time we moved to Québec, bought a fridge, and had to wait a week for it to be delivered? So for a full week, we lived out of one or two blue camping coolers. Well guess what? This week, that brand new fridge broke! Less than one month after moving into our apartment, … Continue reading The Fridge
Hey friends! After a weekend full of sunshine and water, we’re finally on the mend! After church at the park on Sunday (and a picnic afterwards), we stopped at the splash pad for an hour or so. The kids loved it and Allen and I loved being able to chat some. We took the doors … Continue reading Weekend Recap
A 20-foot UHaul is loaded and waiting for us outside with a full tank of gas. The Jeep is prepped and there are new movies on the iPad for the kids. Our apartment here in Sherbrooke is empty and clean, waiting for its next tenants. And we're hitting the road early this morning (well, 9am) … Continue reading Today’s the Day!
Allen here, writing to say that today we celebrate Melissa! Whether it’s loving on our kiddos, helping others, or leading a Bible study, her love for God and making Him known shines through. She is always looking for ways to bless others through gifts, time, or an encouraging word. She is adventurous and pours her … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Melissa!
Day 19 Today was a day for errands before we fly out again to get our kiddos. We got the oil changed in the Jeep, returned the UHaul, signed our taxes, got COVID tests done, bought a few things we needed at the store, then finished our packing and cleaning at home. We ate dinner … Continue reading Batts’ Epic Trip – 3.2
Days 12-17 Alaska to Yukon to British Columbia to Alberta to Saskatchewan to Manitoba to Ontario to Quebec in less than a week. We saw 77 bison (including babies!), one caribou, nine deer, two eagles, one fox, one lynx, eight moose, and 35 sheep. We slept in the UHaul twice and four random hotels along … Continue reading Batts’ Epic Trip – 2.2-2.7
Day 10 Today was all about our yard sale... and yet, I was so busy running around that I didn't take any pictures. I'm pretty sure Allen didn't sit down between 7:00am and 9:30pm, except to get in the car and hang up signs. So instead, above is a picture of what we did after … Continue reading Batts’ Epic Trip – 1.10
Day 8 Y’all, we didn’t touch anything for the yard sale OR the UHaul today! We didn’t organize or price anything. We didn’t move or pack anything. It was glorious. Instead, we spent the day having lunch with friends, visiting my former work and seeing lots of friends, spending the afternoon with friends at their … Continue reading Batts’ Epic Trip – 1.8
Day 7 We worked on yard sale stuff all morning (sorting, putting on tables, pricing), but the exciting thing today was updating our missions display at our sending church! New family picture, new canvas prints of Chateau Frontenac, ice skates, blanket, hockey stick, and a maple syrup bucket… We were going for a streamlined and … Continue reading Batts’ Epic Trip – 1.7