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Sunday, January 24, 2010

We arrived!

After almost 30 hours of travel we arrived at the the Lighthouse Shelter at about 8:30 pm on Saturday night.

Everything went pretty well.  We did have a minor hang up at the Denver International Airport when Lincoln forgot to remove our laptop from his backpack while going through security and it then tested positive for bomb residue.  After a supervisor was called and Lincoln got up close and personal with the TSA (I think in some countries they are now legally married) we were free to go on our way.

Madison Kyler and Kendi were great.  Kendi had a few melt downs, but for the most part they all three just watched movies or slept.  Isabel was pretty fussy and pretty much wanted to be held.

We received compliments from the flight attendants and other passengers about how well behaved our kids are.  So even though it seemed like Isabel was a disturbance, others didn't think so.

The weather here is beautiful - warm and humid.  It is a nice change coming from winter in Colorado!

We had a braai (BBQ) today with a group of friends and we are now trying to keep everyone awake so that we will all sleep through the night.  (All of the kids were awake at 3 am this morning.  It is now 5:30 pm and they are still awake.)

Thank you for your prayers for our travels!  We are so excited to be back and can't wait to share with you all that God is doing here.


  1. YEAH!!! SO glad you've landed...now on to adjustments. :) Abrazos...

  2. Can't wait to hear all about what God is doing, Jenny!