We have been gone almost a week.
For Jack it has been a week of learning, of being excited about new endeavors, meeting new friends and eating fabulous meals. They have wined and dined us well.
For me it has been some R & R, meeting new friends, dressing up for great dinners, reading blogs, catching up on some paper work, sleeping until noon everyday, watching Jack be so excited about a new job BUT it has also been a week away from some little people.
The weather has not been great for much sightseeing. We will come back in the summer. I love meeting new people and I think I can count ten new friends when leaving Chicago. The kind you keep in touch with.
Our flight out is tomorrow afternoon and the weather forecast is not too great. 90% chance of snow possibly accumulating to 5 inches. Right now the weather app on my ipad says 8 degrees
feeling like –6!
I want to get home but and I am not a scary flier, but I am not interested in flying with ice on the wings. AT ALL!!!
Our driver just called and said we needed to leave 2 hours earlier than we had planned to because of the roads. And he lives here so I guess he knows.
We watched another good movie last night George Clooney in The Descendants!
So we are two for two this week since earlier we saw Courageous.
You know I have a heart for babies. I need you to pray for a new little man named Crew. His family lived in Shreveport our earlier years here and we have always kept in contact.
My heart is hurting for them this week. As I got on the plane last week Marie had arrived at the hospital in Arkansas, looking like a model, ready to deliver her second baby. As I got on the plane this was the picture that I saw. Is Marie gorgeous or what?
then with her Mom and my sweet friend Rhonda, who is her sister….
I checked my phone all day for the arrival of Crew. Then this came up on my Facebook…
Crew is here and has been rushed to Arkansas Children's Hospital. There are problems. It's called bladder extrophy.
It's extremely rare, but as a result of his lower abdomen not closing up his little boy part did not fully develop and close up. Very complex situation and he will be facing many surgeries.
Marie had to have a section and was not able to travel with him and then I saw this picture.
Her beautiful Mom traveled with him….The picture of a grandmother loving on a sick baby. Here is Crew with both grandparents.
Then Rhonda posted this…..which in my thinking is a miracle
“We got awesome news! It turns out that if Crew had been born 6 months ago, he would have been transferred to Seattle for this surgery. BUT God knew that and 6 months ago the surgeon who can perform this surgery moved from Seattle to Little Rock!! Crew will have surgery in 7 days!”
So precious……and finally Mom and Crew reunited. Please put this entire family on your prayer list. They have a long road ahead of them.
LIFE CAN CHANGE IN A MOMENT!