Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A Bunch of Firsts for the Barnhoorns

Well, Stephen's tooth finally fell out sometime yesterday while he was playing outside. The new one is already visible. He is quite excited to have a nice space between his teeth.
I had a few firsts yesterday as well.
1.There was no line up at the pre-natal clinic. Turns out the clinic wasn't on because of the national holiday for the end of Ramadan. Thankfully I was still able to see my doctor.
2. The doctor said I was looking a little thin. I don't think anyone has ever said that to me before!
3. The doctor also took my blood pressure and said it was low and that I needed to eat and drink more! I don't think anyone has ever told me that I needed to eat and drink more either!
Well, all in all yesterday was a good day! We also put all three boys in the same bedroom so that we can have some room to pack. All three eventually went to sleep. Unfortunately we didn't get any packing done because we played Ticket to Ride last night.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Big news in our house...

The big news in our house is that Stephen has a loose tooth!
Oh, and we fly out on October 8th! Time to pack up and get ready for Canada!

More village

Here the boys are eating one of our last dinners in the village. I make chips from pita bread and we were dipping them in our chili. Its one of the few ways we can get them to eat chili!
Samuel and Stephen would always ask to play in the rain because they would stay dry in their rain coats and boots. It always turns out that their torsos would stay mainly dry but their boots would be full of water! Then a few days later they would have colds. Is it worth it? Still undecided on that one!

Our last time in the village.

Our last time in the village proved to be quite eventful. As most of you know, our truck was in an accident. Thankfully we were not in the truck. This termite "invasion" also happened on a Monday morning. That was after two ant "invasions" Saturday and Sunday nights. (see next picture - there are ants and baby sacs which is quite gross) Needless to say, by lunchtime, our house was a lot cleaner but my tolerance level of village life was a LOT lower!