Two Years Old!

I can’t believe that Isaac is two years old today…  Two years ago today  Isaac Orion Laube was born on the morning of Mother’s Day!  How did we go from this?

To this in so short a time?!

 

I am ever amazed at the blessings and joy all wrapped up in this little boy!

 

Happy Birthday Isaac Orion!

Momma and Daddy

Greetings from Turkey! (Or should I say Merhaba!?)

Hello!

Oh my goodness it has been forever since I’ve had the time to just sit down and write…

Things with our move to Turkey did not go as planned… Isaac and my passports were stolen and we were required to procure new passports before we could go.  Despite the insane amount of money we paid we just could not get them in time and the Air Force sent Ryan on to Turkey without us. 

It seems like we were hit with one thing after another but we endured it all and (after a grueling 24 solid hours of travel) Isaac and I are here in Turkey with Ryan… together again.

The delays worked in our favor in one way for sure… we fell into a beautiful little house!  Here is the link to the video tour I posted on Facebook if you would like to see it.

http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?v=3960139720894

I really think we’ll enjoy our time here… at least I’m determined to!  We haven’t had much time to explore but what I’ve seen I like…

I have to admit that at first it didn’t feel real that I was in another country, let alone, the Middle East!  I’ve been so many places that hearing a foreign language no longer feels, well, foreign… BUT walking into the BX yesterday and hearing the middle eastern music coming from the downtown markets nearby hit me like a bolt of reality!  Hearing the Adhan (the call to prayer) five times a day is going to take some getting used to as well. (We didn’t hear them over the weekend so I heard it for the first time at 9pm last night)

Isaac seems to be adjusting well… He loves the new house and having daddy back… He has a little bit of jet lag but seems to be boppin’ along! 

Ryan leaves for a 10 day class in Germany next week so we are ramping up for that.

I’ll be around with pictures and updates as our things arrive and we make this house a home. 

All my love,

Courtney