Chatham IL

24 01 2009

We made it.

Not that I am suprised, the focus with which this family approaches road trips is almost frightening.

On Thursday morning I helped Timothy load the van and trailer with our assorted instruments, suitcases, canvases and foodstuffs. With a trailer it’s almost an easy deal. The girls took over the back seat of the van and I ensconced myself window-side in one of the captain’s chairs. A trip to Starbucks served the additional purpose of a meeting-place so that we could say goodbye to Pastor Tim. He informed me that his secretary has absconded the painting and placed it over her desk until a ‘better’ place can be found. I hope it rocks her world! Read the rest of this entry »


Off to the Middle of the West

4 09 2008

I’m heading out tomorrow to visit my brother-in-law and [pregnant] sister. The secondary purpose being to sit in the prayer room until an angel shows up, stops the meeting and tells me what I’m supposed to be doing with my life. 

I like Kansas City more than I ever expected to. They have good shopping, very little traffic and some people that I love a whole lot. I can’t imagine living there myself; I couldn’t handle being that far away from the ocean and four MORE hours away from NZ.

The fun part of all of this is that I just got back from a trip to Spokane about, um, seven hours ago. I haven’t been to the gym in a week, I ate WAY too many oreos and I have to unpack one set of luggage and repack another. On top of that is my cat. Literally. She is laying across both of my arms right now seriously restricting my typing. Read the rest of this entry »