Skogafoss, Black Sand and Hello to Joel

Skogafoss, Black Sand and Hello to Joel

Today we made the most of the clouds and drizzle, beginning with a visit to the Skogafoss waterfall right outside our hostel in Skógar. Aaron …

 

Icebergs of Vatnajökull at Jökulsárlón

Icebergs of Vatnajökull at Jökulsárlón

Today we made the long trek to the east to witness icebergs from the Vatnajökull glacier at Jökulsárlón drifting out to the ocean via the …

 

From Gulfoss and Geysers to Árnes

From Gulfoss and Geysers to Árnes

The morning began with a bit of fog and clouds, but then the sun came out and we enjoyed a very pleasant day. We left …

 

No Blues at The Blue Lagoon in Grindavík

No Blues at The Blue Lagoon in Grindavík

After an overnight flight to Keflavík, a taxi ride to the Cheap Jeep shop and a few minutes of confusion as we tried to find …

 

Katelyn Celebrates her First Communion

Katelyn Celebrates her First Communion

Katelyn continues in her faith walk as she prepared to celebrate her First Communion this evening. Jesus shared the Passover meal with the disciples in …

 

Down on the Farm….

Down on the Farm….

Zach has been truly blessed with working on the Broll farm with Daniel, the owner and farmer.  Zach milks cows one evening a week with …

 

Flashback – Yellowstone 2008

Flashback – Yellowstone 2008

We were talking with our friends, the Readings, about our experience in Yellowstone in 2008. It brought back a lot of memories, so we decided …

 

Jazz and Quintet Ensemble Compete

Jazz and Quintet Ensemble Compete

Today, Zach performed with the Mayer Lutheran High School Jazz band and Quintet Ensemble in the district music competitions. First up was Jazz band. The …

 

Peer Ministry Confirmation Retreat @ Camp Voyageur

Peer Ministry Confirmation Retreat @ Camp Voyageur

Katelyn and Kim attended a Peer Ministry Retreat at Camp Voyageur as part of Katelyn’s confirmation class. 30 grade 7 & 8 students attended the …

 

Happy Birthday, Aaron!! The BIG 40!!

Happy Birthday, Aaron!! The BIG 40!!

Today, Aaron turned 40. Kim, Zach and Katelyn pulled off a surprise birthday party. When Aaron got home from work, he had no clue there …

 

Zach Ties Flies

Zach Ties Flies

Mayer Lutheran High School offers a J-term each January that gives the students 4 days off their regular course work to study something else that …

 

Serve for DC : Paper or Plastic???

Serve for DC : Paper or Plastic???

Today, Katelyn, our friend  – Kelly, and our family had the opportunity to bag groceries at a local grocery store called Mackenthuns for their Dollar …

 

Unpaved Ministries presents “Collide”

Unpaved Ministries presents “Collide”

This weekend we were given an incredible opportunity to serve and worship together as a family as part of Katelyn’s confirmation program. Friday evening we …

 

Piano Recital : Silent Night

Piano Recital : Silent Night

Today, Zach and Katelyn both participated in their annual piano recital at the home of their piano teacher, Linda Neve. Not realizing until the time …