Life, Kids, Siberia


Keira Turns Three

Our little Keira Joy turned three years old at the end of September and I’ve been too busy to share it with everyone. We had a nice family time for her in California and then again in Pennsylvania.


15 Questions with Keira – Age 3

1. What is your favorite color? Blue

2. What is your favorite toy? Anna (figurine from Frozen)

3. What is your favorite fruit? Banana

4. What is your favorite movie? Frozen

5. What is your favorite meal? Pizza


6. What is your favorite snack? Crackers

7. What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast? Oatmeal

8. What is your favorite drink? Apple juice

9. What is your favorite song? This is the Day (In Russian)

10. What is your favorite book? Tinker Bell


11. Who is your best friend? Jasmine

12. What is your favorite thing to do outside? Play ball

13. What is your favorite animal? Lion

14. What do you like to take to bed with you at night? Olaf (Stuffed toy from Frozen)

15. What do you want to be when you grow up? Violet


This girl is such a little firecracker.

She definitely likes to push things to the limit to see how far she can take it.

She has the cutest little laugh, especially when being tickled.

Keira is very good at saying thank you.

She loves both her siblings, but acts like a little mommy with her baby brother.

This girl has a very close relationship with her thumb.

She is really funny!



We love you Keira Joy!


What a great time we had in Missouri! The last time we visited was about 4 years ago. So it was long overdue for us to visit friends there. It was a real blast from the blast bringing back all the memories we had from our time at the training center. We had a great time with lots of friends who I didn’t get pictures of.  But you know who you are and we loved spending time with you.



Dave and Carolyn Meyers are some great people and mentors we have known since Bible school and we were able to spent some time catching up with them.



Keith playing with Superman aka Brian


Did you know Batman drinks from a sippy cup?


We ended up buying a van! It was a great deal from some great people!


Since we bought a van in Missouri, we were able to get our ticket money credited and not lose our money, so we could drive it back to PA to pack up before we head to Florida.  Micah and I both have aunts in Ohio, but we haven’t seen his for quite some time. We drove 11 hours in one day to get there and visit with his aunt and cousin and also her children for the evening. The next day we had just a short 5 hours to get back here to Pennsylvania.


We have had a very busy couple of weeks. The beginning of September we flew out to California to stay with Micah’s mom and visit friends in that area.  We only had two short weeks to see everyone, and we didn’t even get everyone in. We did love our time with all the great people we hung out with. And the kids loved playing with “new” friends they hadn’t seen in a long time.


Micah’s mom’s house


Micah changing his mom’s faucet


Violet doing some Kindergarten work


At the Santa Barbara Zoo





A train that goes around the zoo


Violet and Ella


Keith with Grammy’s dog


Violet and Keira with Levi


Tinkerbell and Jasmine


A gorgeous west coast sunset


Violet and Layla


Movie time with our friends Dave and Katie’s kids, obviously Caleb is very excited about it


The girls had a great time playing with Grammy


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