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Surprise Weekend Trip

We found out on Friday morning that our nephew Dylan was definitely being baptized on Saturday morning. So, we discussed and made some phone calls and discussed some more and decided to go. Did I mention that the baptism was in another state? And that we were feeding the missionaries Friday night? Yep, crazy. We spent the afternoon cleaning, packing and cooking a feast for a couple of 19 year old young men. We fed them, drove them to their next appointment, finished packing, loaded the car, bathed the children and headed out at about 7 pm. What would have been a three hour drive to Brendan's sisters took about four and a half hours thanks to frequent stops for the kids and construction. But, thanks to our rather miserable late night drive, the next morning we had a little mini-family reunion with Brendan's siblings and all the grandkids.

All the kids who were there-
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Everyone who was there (except the ones taking pictures)-
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We did not have a lot of luck taking pictures of the Rowlands grandkids. It was lunchtime and hot. I can't say that I blame them for not wanting to take pictures.
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The siblings
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The still wet Dylan with his dad and brother.
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There are other pictures (a entire Rowlands group shot and one of just our little family) but I was in those and my camera is not really usable by others until I replace the lens. So, others will have to provide those.  It was a good weekend but I am so glad to be back home.





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balloongal said…
We went to my niece's baptism last month and got pictures with all the grandkids. Same sort of thing. Kind of difficult based on moods and such.

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