Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

A beautiful Thanksgiving in Coloma by the American River with my mom, grandma (98 years young), our eight kids and two dogs! Andrew loved all the food and went back for thirds!
We have so much to be thankful for today! Family, health, food, and four adoptions that have changed our world and lives! BLESSED!


  1. I didn't know you had matching basset hounds! :) The pictures were fun. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I read your blog from time to time but don't comment much. This time I have to comment. You have a beautiful family but LOVE LOVE them matching bassets. I am the proud Mom to 3 bassets and actually blog about them and all the rescue work I do. Stop by sometime if you are needing a little humor. Sherri

  3. Dear Hansina, I read Andrew's story in Adeye's blog yesterday and all day long was thinking of it... so simple and so amazing. I want to thank you for being faithful to Lord. It gives other people and me perconally strengh and reason to believe God is still in charge!
    I have a very special story about a 14 year boy who is for some reason brought to my life since he was like 3 years old. I can not a dopt him because of the age thing (has to be at least 15 years difference and i am 28). But seems like our Lord wants me to do smth for this boy. It's a long story - please tell me how can I start advocating for him? Can i ask you for help if it's appropriate? Should i tell his story in my blog? Have a great day, dear sister in Christ. Thank you for sharing with us the life of your amazing family.

  4. What a blessing to still have your mom and your grandma! you are so lucky to still have BOTH of them!