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This weekend we loaded up the Expedition with four of the five kids, and we made our way towards Philadelphia, PA! My brother was getting married and the family was gathering for the week's festivities. So off we went.
After some serious white-knuckle driving, we drove out of the snow and into the freezing rain. Yes, freezing rain. Twenty minutes of slipping and sliding down the highway, dodging semi's and travelers; more white-knuckle driving. It was intense, but we made it to our hotel, settled in and called it a night.
After some serious white-knuckle driving,
We woke up Sunday, earlier then initially planned, so we could get on the road and get home. Another storm was rolling through the state and we were hoping to get ahead of it. We made about 3/4 of the way home before driving into a mix of snow and rain.
We don't get to go "home" very often. The trip from the western PA to eastern PA is a long ride. And with the kids being active in sports and church and jobs; it's not always easy to get
I know we've said it before, but as the kids get older, we realize more and more that time is running out. Like I just said, our oldest is 20. He turns 21 in just a few months. Number two is 19. Our youngest is 10 going on 16. The same is true of our extended family. The cousins are growing up just as fast. So to be able to spend time with our extended family is a true blessing. Spending time with our family, is of the utmost importance for us. We want to enjoy time with our kids. Have big adventures. Have mini adventures. Make memories. Write stories. Create the moments that we will all share and laugh out when we're sitting around the holiday table reliving what we're (or are) the good 'ol days.
- the higham family