Monday, May 22, 2006

Day 23-Company

I got the new wall in the babies room primed an a few spots in the hallway.

Why do my children feel the need to drag their hands, pencils, toys, markers, shoes, etc down the wall? Why can't they keep those things to themselves, where they belong?

My intentions were to finish priming after the I picked up the kittle kids from school but that didn't happen.

That didn't happen.

Instead we got company.

ACTION camp is this weekend and the team from headquarters came in today from Branson MI.

They were on the road for 30+ straight hours.

I get an e-mail last night asking if anyone had a spare room for a couple and thier 3 children.

I said that I had a spare room even though I am a little out of the way.

I got an e-mail this morning that they would probably end up sleeping on Linda's living room floor since they wouldn't be getting in until after 10pm and they would be up and leaving early.

As I left at 4pm to take the kids to practice I got a call that they were less than 1.5 hours away, they were sleep deprived and they wanted to use our room.

Turns out that they had slept in the van (I'm not sure exactly how many of them but I wouldn't want to sleep in a van with 3 kids after driving that many hours) and they were tired.

I gave them directions, told them that I left the door unlocked and to make themselves at home.

When I got home Jenny had dropped them off. So they are sleeping in our guest bedroom tonight - two ACTION interns as well as their 3 children ages 5, 3 and 4 months. They were so glad to be able to eat a nice dinner, shower and sleep in a real bed and not on a floor. I'm glad that I could accomodate them!

In less than two weeks the room will be used again for our long term guests!!! I can't wait for them to get here. I love having company!

1 comment:

Amah said...

Did you still have the pak n play set up from last time we were there? I'm so glad that you were able to help out. Being on the road like that must be horribly wearing!! WHat a Blessing you are to all who need you!!