What a fun weekend! Josh's parents came up on Saturday and met us downtown. We ate at Tony's, which is one of our favorite restaurants in the Art District, then we took the walking bridge across the river to Coolidge Park. And man was it hot!! But we had fun too! Here are some pics from Saturday:
On the walking bridge
Chattanooga has 4 bridges that cross the Tennessee River, one of which is a walking bridge that connects the downtown area to the North Shore.
The 4 of us
1st carousel ride
Coolidge Park has a great old fashioned merry-go-round. And I was completely shocked when we walked up on it and Caroline knew exactly what it was! And she just HAD to ride it. Obviously, she was a little scared at first. But then she preceded to ride it about 10 more times! LOL! And once she figured it all out, she insisted on riding the pig! (Nonnie has those pictures.) And believe me, she comes by that bottom lip all on her own. She's had it since the day she was born! (SK has it too!)
Sarah Kate and Nonnie
It was also SK's first time to ride, but she was so sleepy that it really didn't phase her. Poor kid!
Adin and Caroline in the fountain
Before the day was over, we definitely had to let the kids play in the fountain. It was so stinkin' hot that it was really the only way to cool off! Caroine was timid at first, but she finally walked in after she ran circles around the fountain first!
Saturday was really fun, but we were all exhausted too! Heat, humidity, and lots of walking will do that to ya!
Yesterday we had a nice restful day. The worship service was amazing, and I was really moved by what Gary had to say. (Hopefully I'll get to download it soon. You can find it here.) Then it was home to rest. While everyone else napped, I got to scrap. At 6pm we went to a picnic with a new small group. (We're just visiting this church, but it seems very promising.) Everyone was very nice and welcoming, so we'll have to see if this is where the Lord wants us to be for now. It's hard going somewhere new where everything's so unfamiliar. But then it's kinda refreshing too.