Had pretty much a perfect day on Sunday starting with the usual 5:00 AM alarm. Enjoyed a couple of hours at home thinking, reflecting, and praying over the day before getting to the church building around seven. Typical Sunday morning.
After church we had a First Family lunch at Gary and Ann Marie Schrock’s house (haus). Since the Shrocks have a German heritage, yesterday was a German themed lunch (sort of). We have a very enjoyable First Family (thanks Bill and Deborah!) and yesterday we added a new family to the mix, the Castigliones. They are wonderful and Elvie is a nurse, which brings to five the total number of nurses in our FF. The older I get, the more I’m drawn to groups like this.
After a long, relaxing lunch and First Family chat Martha and I stopped by for a quick visit to our three-week-old granddaughter Ruby. Her two brothers are in Dallas with their other grandparents, so Ruby has about five days of undivided attention. She likes it.
Martha and I got home around 4:00 PM and just enjoyed the evening together without any outside plans. Later in the evening I built a fire in the outdoor fire-pit and we had a light dinner date night outside. As usual, we both worked an hour or two getting a jump on the week so that Monday mornings aren’t “cold” and the work week has been prioritized as much as possible in a fluid environment.
Here are some photos of yesterday’s First Family and Ruby visit: