Blogs authored by 'btower'

  • Chapter 4, Topeka, KS

    Posted by  Brooke Tower on Thursday, August 21, 2014

    July 3-4, 2014

    We were thankful to be able to celebrate the Fourth of July with family we haven't seen in a while. My uncle, aunt, and grandmother live in Topeka. Another cousin and her family live about an hour from there, so when we were originally planning our trip, we were hoping we would get to see each of them. We didn't know that my aunt from Denver and her husband, my parents, and another cousin who lives in New York would also be in Topeka for the holiday, so it was wonderful to get to s


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  • Chapter 3, Eagleville, MO

    Posted by  Brooke Tower on Thursday, August 21, 2014

    June 28-July 5, 2014

    After a busy 2 weeks with friends and family, it was refreshing to be in a quiet, pastoral setting. We drove through the beautiful, peaceful hills of Iowa and arrived at Eagle Ridge RV Park to very friendly RV park owners who walked us to our site and made sure we had what we needed. The rain started falling just after we set up, so we enjoyed a quiet evening in the RV.

    Sunday, we (the adults anyway) slept in. We watched the video podcast of Mars Hill Bible Church and it felt



  • Chapter 2b, Savage, MN

    Posted by  Brooke Tower on Monday, August 18, 2014

    June 22-28, 2014

    We had 2 weeks to live and play near the Twin Cities and we wanted to make the most of the opportunity to be with family and friends so I *probably* overscheduled us. And so the log of what we did there is best divided into two entries. What follows is the second. Read the beginning here...

    Week 2

    Sunday, we got to go to church at Wooddale Church with my family, which was wonderful. It also made us miss our church back home, especially when we got a photo text while we were there f