We decided to visit the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown today. (Yorktown is where the deciding battle of the Revolution happened. It was really interesting. They have a reenactment army camp and plantation outside that was fun to walk around. Also, we were able to have one of Mom’s friends from college join us for … Read moreHartian Vacation To Williamsburg! (And, Uh, Some Other Places.) – Friday.
We woke up at 11:00 am (which probably tells us we are doing too much at home), so we didn’t actually end up getting to Jamestown until like 1:00. 🙂 I had woken up at 10:40 something, looked at the time and thought, “Oh stink! We’re not going to get to do anything today if … Read moreHartian Vacation To Williamsburg!!!!! (And, Uh, Some Other Places.) – Wednesday.
Soooooo, We made a last minute decision to go on vacation (something that seems to happen quite a lot!) to visit Williamsburg. Huzzah! (My patriotic mood is quite strong due to the fact I brought two books about the Culper spy ring, and Mrs. Cote’s The Voice the Revolution and the Key. Also, we stopped at Barns … Read moreHartian Vacation to Williamsburg!!!! 🙂 Sunday through Tuesday.
Happy Easter guys! He is risen! The week went by so ridiculously fast. It’s crazy! We left around 9:47. During the car ride we played a game called Hey Cow. It is the weirdest and the funnest game ever. When you’re passing by a pasture that has cows in it, you roll down your window … Read moreHurricane Harvey Relief Missions Trip Day 7-8
Our last “real” missions trip day! 🙁 It was incredible and I really saw God at work, even in just allowing me to go on this trip. He worked everything out so I had the amount of money I needed and everything fell into place so I could go. Breakfast was burritos. They were quite … Read moreHurricane Harvey Relief Missions Trip Day 6
Our second to last day – this has gone by so quickly! Breakfast was pancakes and fruit. The devotional this morning was about Esther and trusting in what the Lord has planned for you. After breakfast, we fixed the lunch stuff then left to our job sites. Pastor Josh drove us there, left to go … Read moreHurricane Harvey Relief Missions Trip Day 5
The devo this morning was about work. It was based on verses in Matthew and Colossians. It was a very well done and much-needed one, as everyone was super tired. After breakfast, we did our chores and packed lunches. When we got to the work site, we started hanging more drywall. Jaclyn and I were … Read moreHurricane Harvey Relief Missions Trip Day 4
Today was our first “real” missions trip day. We got up and went to breakfast, which was served in a continental hotel type of way. I had hard boiled eggs, a piece of coffee cake, and cereal. It was pretty good. :-). After breakfast, we listened to a devotional and did some training (but it … Read moreHurricane Harvey Relief Missions Trip Day 3
I find that I tend to clump the driving days together. Is that good with you guys, or would you prefer them separate? So, around October, my youth Pastor announced that he was going to take fifteen adults and high schoolers on a missions trip down to Texas to help clean up after Hurricane Harvey. … Read moreHurricane Harvey Relief Missions Trip – Day 1-2
Because these three days are just us driving from Florida to home, I decided to combine them all into one post, because it’s just a lot of driving. Day 9 Sadly, this is the day we packed up to leave. 🙁 We had a late check out that day – at 11:00 am. We had … Read moreHartian Family Vacation Days 9-11