The van is packed. Forced bathroom visits have been made. We're just waiting for Eric to get home from teaching his class, and then we're hitting the road. I don't know about you, but there is very, very little that could make us back out of a road trip at this point -- even all these "encouraging" words from you seasoned travelers. I've had many offers of portable DVD players. Don't you know you're supposed to tell us that the miles will go quickly and the kids will do great?
I hope to post throughout the trip, good memories and bad memories. In our experience, those usually happen at the same time. If you don't see another post until we get home, know that technical troubles waylaid my best intentions.
Our hope for this trip is to have great visits with family and friends, to enjoy being together as a family in new settings, and to teach our children that living our life for God happens anywhere, all the time. Your prayers that those things could happen are greatly appreciated.