So I don't think I've mentioned this on my blog, but my parents have been called on another mission for our church. This time they are going to Frankfurt, Germany! Awesome. My dad's mission as a young man was in Germany, so this is extra neat. Although my dad hasn't spoken German in like 50 years, he thinks he'll be able to pick some stuff up. :) My mom is a hard and diligent worker, so I am sure she will learn some German as well. They leave on June 12th for 18 months. Crazy.
So, we decided we needed to head over to Midway and see them in person before they head out.
We got to my parents' home by dinner-time on Friday. We had a great dinner and then my dad took my kids out for a spin in his "machine." Ben and I took my mom out for a spin in our new car. :)
For Saturday, since we didn't have any real set plans and we weren't sure of the weather, I decided to go to Sandy and do some "memory lane" stuff.
It rained while we were in Scheels. Then we drove home, ate dinner in Midway, then relaxed that evening. Sunday was church, a cool hike/walk with Ben and Miles and Wilson, yummy dinner, watching clips from some PBS show (showing the capture of Saigon) that my Dad wanted to especially show my boys (it showed the types of helicopters he flew; plus, he was actually there at that time), etc., etc. A nice Sunday.
Monday morning I went running and Ben rode my mom's bike next to me. Then we took the kids swimming (we had taken them Saturday morning, too). Then we just packed up. My parents are trying to get rid of lots of food since they will be gone for 18 months, so we got lots of "extras." It was a great weekend!