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Ver Beek Family Visit

Last week we had a busy week with visitors. My whole family came and we had a wonderful week together.

It started out with Mataya's baptism. It was so wonderful to have my whole family here for that. And we surprisingly nicely coordinated our outfits, so we had to take a family picture.

 The rest of the week was full of lots of other events. There was the Canada Day church picnic, taking Joash to his first Canada Day fireworks, deep sea fishing and supper at Fisherman's Wharf, a day at the farm, and a tour of Charlottetown on the Harbor Hippo. We also had lots of meals together and enjoyed some time at the vacation home my parents rented for the week.
We were so happy to show our family how wonderful the Island is in the summer and introduce them to Mataya. We can't wait to see them all again soon.

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