It’s been a while since we updated our whereabouts in blog form so let me take you through it. After the tornado drama in Georgia we made our way west. How far west would we go before heading north to Canada we did not know.
Listening to: Elvis Presley – Memories
The night before I visited Graceland, I could barely contain my excitement. I couldn’t fall asleep because I was too darn excited to be at Graceland the next day. I couldn’t figure out why it was too much for me to handle… I wasn’t huge Elvis fan, I wasn’t counting down the days until I got to visit the mansion… I racked my brain for reasons why I would be so excited and then I realized that this was 26 years in the making.
I wanted to just write a few thoughts about my time in Albany, Georgia. I was feeling rather unfulfilled in my acts of service towards others since we left home. I felt as if it was all for us, this journey we were on. Although this is a journey of self discovery, it was also to be a time to connect with those along the way and to shine His light, something we are not very good at as a family.
An outbreak of winter twisters in Albany, Georgia can change your plans a bit. But more on that later.
After leaving Ian’s Florida home in January we made our way south to visit Universal Studios and to explore the Everglades / Keys area. We knew the implications of leaving a comfy home and how hard it would be assimilate back into life on the road.
Before Christmas, we took the kids to Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. I knew it was going to be an overwhelming experience to be at these parks at such a busy time and with our three excitable kids. I even asked for prayer the day before our visit to Magic Kingdom. I was terrified that we were going to be in such a magical place and I was going to be so
Sneezy, Dopey, Bashful, Sleepy, Happy, Doc, GRUMPY! trying to control my children from running around like crazy people.