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Fall 1984 in Sioux Center, IA

When Do Dreams Start?

I came across these photos of Reuben today and couldn’t help but ask:  “When do dreams start?”   The little red tricycle got me thinking. And then I started to see a little bit of Harper in Reuben’s face.  Am I imagining this, or does anyone else see it?

Here we are about to take off from Redfield, IA, towards Jefferson, IA

Training Ride

This weekend we “practiced” for some bike/camping (4-5 days) we’re hoping to do this July with Reuben and Heidi and family www.pedalpoweredfamily.com  in Colorado.  We’re definitely newbies at this-trying to figure out how much gear our bikes can pull, what  things we absolutely need in order to bike/camp, and what  things  might not be completely necessary to have along. Although we […]

We met Eddye and Salome, who is serving as our lawyer, at the Polk County Courthouse in downtown Des Moines.  Salome wrote the Adoption Petition beforehand, so we brought the document to the Clerk of Courts office to get it signed (by all four of us) and notorized. We then went to the judge's office to file it, and he wrote an order for a June 8th courtdate. We're all very very excited!

Another Step

Yesterday afternoon marked the first official step in Eddye’s adoption process!  We are so blessed, and so very thankful. God is so good!