How the time flies when you're so busy! It is June already and we are that much closer to leaving for Mexico. We spent a few days in California last week visiting Robert's brother, Mel and his wife, Linda, in Riverside where they are presiding over the Riverside Mission. We had so much fun visiting with them and their sons, Eric and Ryan, and experiencing a small part of their mission with them. Mel & Linda were so gracious and always make us feel so welcome. We look forward to having them visit us in Mexico so we can return the favor. We were able to see Ryan off at the airport, also, as he prepares to enter the MTC on Wednesday of this week and then he will be off to Spain to serve a mission. We hope to see him when we attend our Mission President's Seminar in a few weeks.
Our home is getting emptier and emptier as we loan out our furniture and belongings to our children and pack up lots of boxes. We have rented our home and found homes for most of the animals, so we're getting close to being ready. It was very sad to finally give Dakota to a new family, but we think he will be very happy with his new owners. He has his own little brother, another Aussie, named Jet. I'm sure they will have lots of fun playing together!
We were able to find homes for all the kittens and even though I only had them for a few weeks, I miss them already. I look forward to seeing Sadie and her kitty, Chloe, all grown up, when we return.
These next two weeks will bring lots more packing, organizing, and finding a home for the rest of our stuff. Wish us good luck!