Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Around the Next Curve

Our family loves to take long drives - to travel down country roads we've never been on before. The unusual sunny February we have been having just begs us to go and see what's around the next curve!!

Some scenes from yesterday's jaunt:

Away we go:
Oddly enough the further North we traveled the more advanced Spring became - I found this beautiful tree at a park where we stopped to play.

I love "snooping" - looking in people's yards - sometimes you see cute things like baby goats or big fat brown pigs or old trucks that have been left behind!!

Some swans wintering over - waiting for their northern homes to defrost so they can raise new families. We have many flocks of swans and snow geese winter in the fields here:
Mount Baker - one of the gorgeous mountains surrounding our home:

Some pretty barns:
Sleeping babies:
More sleeping babies:
My dream home with accompanying barn and fields - wouldn't it be a wonderful place to raise kids?!!!
Even though I dream of raising my children in a place like that, I am truly content with my home in the suburbs - we have a big yard in a very old neighborhood that has a real country feel - so I can sometimes pretend we live way out in farmland :0)!!
God knows what we need and has placed us where He wants us - and I am so thankful we are close enough to real country that we can go anytime we like!!

Speaking of God knowing what we need: My husband has a job interview this week with a company that approached him. He has worked for fourteen years with our local hospital system - working with their computers. Lately though the job has felt less secure (not surprising!!) and the politics have gotten pretty intense. Sooo - with all this taken into consideration we are hopeful that this will be a new opportunity for him. We would appreciate prayer that the interviews will go well (he has two on Thursday) and the financial needs of our family would be met etc. We would love prayer for wisdom if this turns into a time of decision making!!!
Thank you and


Simply Stork said...

hello friend...I will be praying for you and your husband during this interesting time...who knows...maybe there is a blessing right around the corner :o)


with God all things are possible!

Cinnamon said...

What a sweet day driving about. I love that country house~

What a blessing for a job to open up. I will pray for open doors. Are you sure there's not a job in Iowa he can apply for :-) hee hee

Miss you dear friend~ Cinnamon

Rebecca said...

I love your pictures. I'm not too sure where you live but we are in Randle. And it is a beautiful (long) drive here....from anywhere. We live smack dab in the middle of Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, and Mt. St. Helen's. Come this way sometime and we'll feed you lunch. We love to meet new people and I'm quite sure our kids would love to meet your kids.