Yes - today's the big due date for the baby to arrive...and nothing.  Well, he/she has about 7 hours left to arrive, but the dr. confirmed that it probably won't happen today.  Apparently Baby Aberle wants to arrive fashionably late.  So, we'll keep waiting.  Good news: Baby's heart rate & growth are right on target and I continue to feel really good.  Bad news: I'm exhausted from the lack of sleep. 

Congrats to Dave's cousin, Angela!  She & her husband Joe welcomed a little girl into the world today - so excited for them!


In October, we took a few days off from working on the house and went to the Lake of the Ozarks with friends from church.  It was a getaway weekend for our small group.  Our church has a beautiful home on the lake, where we had a wonderful time getting to know each other better.  We enjoyed the beautiful fall weather, went to a state park for a few hikes, went mini-golfing, and spent time cooking & eating good meals.  Maybe next time we'll go when it's warmer and take the boat for lake activities.  Thanks for a great weekend of R&R everyone!

The group (from left to right): Chris & Jenny, David & Kelsey, Adam & Kristy (in the back), Kevin holding Lucy, Heather & Norah. 

Dave making his famous waffles.

Dave & Adam hanging out at the mini-golf course.

Guys: Chris, Dave, Kevin, Adam.  Gals: Jenny, Kelsey, Heather, Kristy.  GIrls: Lucy & Norah

Group Hike @ Ha Ha Tonka Park

Four little monkeys sitting on a wall....


Spring is finally here!!  We got the bikes out this weekend and went for a ride on the Katy Trail on Saturday morning with some friends from church.  We rode about 20 miles and had lunch in Defiance.  Even though the ride started off cool, it was a beautiful day and we enjoyed getting some sun (Dave got red!).  Saturday night we went over our friends house to help lay some tile.  Today (Sunday), we spent mostly at home.  We got Dave packed for his trip.

To catch some of you up on Dave's job.  He applied to take a temporary assignment to work on the 787 Program (Boeing's new commercial airplane "The Dreamliner").  He leaves next Sunday (May 4) for Seattle.  He will be living out of a very nice hotel in Mukilteo, WA, only a few miles away from his work location in Everett.  He will start work on the 5th, where he will be working 2nd shift (3:30pm - 3:30am).  Working 2nd shift will be a dramatic change for him.  However, he has a great attitude about it and is very excited about this opportunity.  I won't be going to Seattle for the entire 3 months, but I will be going out to visit.  Our company pays for the employee to travel home every 3 weeks for a weekend, or for the spouse to fly out for the weekend.  I am planning to go out on Memorial day weekend and sometime in July.  Dave will be back at least once in June for Whit's wedding. 

Thanks to you all for your prayers and support during this job transition time for Dave.  If you have any prayer requests, we'd love to be praying for you!  Have a great week everyone!!!


Hi to all of our family & friends.  Instead of sending out random & boring emails, we thought a blog we be more fun to provide you all with updates about us.  We will provide regular (no commitment on how regular) updates on what is going on in our lives.  Feel free to leave comments or questions...your feedback will help us know what you do/do not want to know from us.  Let the blogging begin!