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.

2 comments:

Mindy said...

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

Jenny Gutwein said...

Amy.. Is Peter okay? Thanks! Jenny