A Week in Review
Monday afternoon we had the opportunity to go fishing with a friend from church and our Global Partner Area Directors, Jeff and Beth, and their daughter Emily. It was a beautiful evening; we watched the sunset and the moon rise on the ocean. An awesome experience. Not to mention the fish we caught! A couple snapper which we took home and ate for dinner that night! It was quite a process, we had never cleaned fish before and it took awhile to get all the meat off! But once we did, we battered it and cooked it...it was delicious!!
Yesterday was another fun day, we went to the Auckland Zoo! I was like a kid running around looking at everything...a very good time. We also went to a delicious Italian restaurant for din-din. MMMMMMM...
Church tonight was very good. For one, it's been awhile since I've been there and feeling well. Last week I just showed up then we left right after service since we weren't feeling well. It was fun hanging out with everyone again and the service was really great!
Oh...update on the sickness thing. We've been told it is a bacterial thing, something we got from the river in Fiji. The river we bathed in and the food was cooked in and we ate fish from. I, and other members of the Fiji team, have been sick since being back, and have actually passed it on to Ryan (poor guy!). We've been told it is a re-occurring thing but should work its way out of our systems within four weeks or so. Lovely!
Tomorrow is Labor Day here in New Zealand and we are heading out of town with a group of friends from church. A little road trip to some hot springs in a cute town a few hours away. Looking forward to it!
This weekend is the Wesleyan conference in Napier (our old town). We'll be heading down on Wednesday for the weekend. Ryan will be playing in the worship band and I'll be sharing a bit on the Fiji trip (highlights only!). Should be a good time, looking forward to seeing our Napier family again!