Eleventh Month

California here I come... 

 

We flew to visit family and friends in California and stayed in Tustin with the Phan family.  Esther sure loved her Great-Aunt Nancy's necklace!

Esther was given a beautiful ao dai, a traditional Vietnamese dress:


Nancy's Uncle Ken and Aunt Joan Becker met us in Redlands on Sunday.  After church, we went out for lunch:

Here we are with Bob Pensiero and Elsie Skinner (who introduced Peter and Nancy to each other -- thanks, Elsie!)

On the right is Ruth Edwards.  Peter lived with her during his last year of medical school, and she often hosted Nancy when she'd visit from Arizona.

 

Here's Esther, back in Michigan:


While Peter was away in Ann Arbor for a month of Transplant Surgery, Nancy and Esther took care of the yard work:

When Nancy had her back turned, Esther discovered what dirt tastes like:

Eat your heart out, Ann Geddes!