Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Thanksgiving, Chicken, Pies and Football

Our family is safe in Addis Ababa. We had a long drive today but it was uneventful and now we have internet at the SIM guesthouse. 

Jon and I start a training tomorrow on orality and storying. 

Back to time with Jon’s parents. :)

Last year’s Thanksgiving, we were at a team meeting and ate out at a restaurant, this year, we tried our best to create an American Thanksgiving meal (with a chicken instead of turkey).

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Thanksgiving morning, the girls put their “football” clothes on so they could play.

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Jon and Dad taught the girls and friends to play flag football...

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Little A felt cheated that her team didn’t understand that they needed to have "secret meetings” and protested loudly every time the other team huddled.

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Our fierce players. I am sure you can imagine how much of a force The Littles were. 

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Teaching new traditions, Yeshi and Desalgn break the wishbone.

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Mark and Debbie dominated us all in Spoons!

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The kitchen crew. I have a great kitchen, we all three fit. 

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Little A was in charge of “dolloping” the whip cream. Mom brought pecans and made her amazing crust so we had pecan and pumpkin pie.

 I love Thanksgiving, it was wonderful to have friends and family to celebrate it with us.


Mindy said...

LOVE this! So thankful for your family being there to celebrate with you!

Jenny Gutwein said...

Amy.. Is Peter okay? Thanks! Jenny