The week-end was VERY full and went VERY fast, but was VERY fun...By the time mom leaves on Fridays for the week-end, I am usually just downright tired and looking forward to a little "alone" time. So we don't do much of anything at all on Friday nights. Sat. we left here around 10 to pick up little Jeff. He was suppose to come spend the night with us on Friday night but that ended up not working out so we headed down to get him for the party. We arrived down in San Diego to a scorching hot sunny day for JD's 6th birthday party. He is such a little sweetie. The kids (and Grandpa) promptly jumped in the pool and spent the next several hours swimming and enjoying themselves. I stayed out by the pool long enough to enjoy them enjoying themselves and then ended up going inside in the air conditioning. It was 105! There were a few others who chose this as well, haha, so there was plenty of conversation. Here are a few pictures of the day...didn't get many really though.
|I have NO idea why I did not center this better, AND it was kind of blurry, haha, but you get the idea. Soo cute!|
|They had HOURS of fun in this boat!|
|JUMPING OFF THE ROCK DIVING BOARD! LOVE THE LOOK ON HIS FACE!|
|Sweet Donatella...she has NO fear in the water...such a little fish!|
|Cake time! May all your wishes come true JD!|
|I thought this was soo hilarious. The kids swarmed in soo close for presents, I couldn't even find JD! He got lots of goodies!|
We left Jeffie to spend the night with his cousins, and we headed home around 6. It was a good day. On Sunday we headed back to San Diego (twice in one week-end WAS kind of a lot, haha) and went to church and then over to James and Larissa's for lunch and to spend the afternoon. We had also decided to go back to the evening service (which we usually skip) as the church family was going to celebrate Rosh Hashanah which is the biblical Jewish Feast of Trumpets. James taught all about this feast in his message on Sunday, and the symbolism and significance of ALL of the feasts was really interesting. I wish I could explain it all the way he did, but not only do I not have the time, I just know it would suffer in the translation. So if you get the chance and are interested, click on his link on the side here and go to Sunday Sept 16th and listen for yourself. I can tell you this much. We need to have our hearts ready for the return of Jesus, as it is closer now than ever. We had a delicious semi-traditional feast, and then gathered for worship, a short message, prayer and then the final "blowing of our trumpets" which really meant whatever horn or noise maker we had. It was soo fun. One teen-aged boy even brough a tuba, lol. How I love this church and all of these people. I did manage to take a few pictures.
Blessings to you all, Debbie