Monday, July 6, 2009

Two Trips Down, One to Go!

Well, as I mentioned before, I'm quite busy this summer. There will be no rest for the weary until August! So far, I've been to Romania, London, and Spearfish, South Dakota. Woo Hoo!!!! I leave tomorrow for Australia for three weeks Down Under, as well as a big birthday celebration for my grandma who will be 90 in a couple of weeks. I just wanted to post some pics from the last month or so to give you an idea of what I've been up to. . . Hope y'all have been having Fun in the Sun! :)

1st trip: ROMANIA
My first shot from St. Gheorghe, Romania
The chapel start in Valea Mare.

Kids LOVE Bubbles!
Ah, the neighbors. . . chatting it up across the fence. Just like home?
Bringing in the Hay. We saw wagons loaded like this one every day. It really is amazing to see the mix of worlds. . . at one moment the people are working the fields with homemade tools, the next they're on their cell phones. Crazy.

A little work on the chapel.
The all-important OUTHOUSE. . . an essential on any job site.
Acting out the story of Daniel in the Lion's Den. . . Kids loved it. . . and me too!
Lots of storks in Romania.
And, the finished Chapel. 5 days of hard work and the finished product--sure gives a sense of accomplishment.

So, on the way home from Romania I stopped in London to see my cousin Tom and his family. They live in a quaint little English village and I had a wonderful time experiencing English life. Tom and I even had the chance to spend a day in Cambridge where the university itself is 800 years old. Pretty cool. Here are a few pictures from my stay.