Saturday, September 1, 2012

Think on These Things ~ The Work of His Hands

photo taken (August 27th) by Abbey using my point and shoot camera with her inexpensive telescope 

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
Martin Luther

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Spur of the Moment Adventure

Jared, Ella and I planned to spend the day with Jamie and the kids. When we arrived Jamie asked if we wanted to go on an adventure.  We all climbed into her 12-passenger van and it was off the Camden Waterfront. What a gorgeous day with lower temps and humidity, a sky filled with fluffy white clouds, eight delighted children and a (round about) ;) trek to the city.  There was a mad dash to catch the ferry that shuttled us across the Delaware River.  
 From the ferry we could see on the Jersey banks, the Battleship New Jersey, The RCA building, Campbell's Field, The Ben Franklin Bridge, the New Jersey State Aquarium and the Camden Children's Garden.  On the Philly side we saw Penn's Landing and historic Philadelphia.
 We walked through the streets and looking for just the right place to eat.
And we found it!  An Asian cafe with seating on the quiet sidewalk under shady trees.
The food was delicious!  We ended our meal with a wonderful plate of
Sesame Fried Bananas topped with Coconut Ice Cream!
It was such a lovely day that I texted John telling him I found the perfect day-outing for our anniversary in October.  I even told our server at the restaurant we will see her then.
He is excited!

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