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December and Egg Nog

December is always a bit of crazy month. I have been busy trying to get my Christmas cards out lately because our family pictures finally came in. They all turned out so nice. Unfortunately, they are all such large files that they are not loading well into Blogger. So, you will just have to wait until you actually get a Christmas card from us!

Everyone is getting very excited for our trip to the States for Christmas. Joash enjoys taking a link off of the paper chain every day.

Joash is becoming quite the funny kid. Here are a few of my favorite recent quotes.

Wilbert (heading out the door to work on something at the farm):We will see how far I get.
Joash (to me): Why is daddy meeting us at Target?

Joash (when I got him up for the day yesterday): Last night I dreamed about eggnog! (Wilbert has introduced him to eggnog and he loves it!)

Another fun thing that we just did last night was reconnect with a friend of mine from Dordt who is getting ready to move his whole family to Indonesia to go into full-time, long term mission work. It was so neat to hear about their plan and their passion for spreading the gospel to those who have not hear yet.

Oh, Mataya just woke up from nap so this is all for now!

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