Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Florida Update

The past few weeks have been busy. Andrew and I have both had very full schedules and so I have had little time to sit down and blog. Andrew's job working for a large commercial construction company has been an absolute blessing. He is really enjoying the consistent hours, and experience he is getting working for such a big company. I have been working, usually, 4 days a week as a teacher at The First Academy, and I have really enjoyed that as well.

This past weekend we had our first tournament out at Disney. It is one of the biggest we will play in this season, and out of 32 teams, my girls came in 4th! ...not bad for their first time ever playing together. :) I am looking forward to the rest of the season. It has been such a privilege being able to coach these girls. :)

Yesterday's weather report. 70 degrees in Seward, NE and 68 degrees where we are in Windermere, FL. 

One thing we are not very certain about, is how much longer we are going to be able to be down here. Like honestly, what is going on with the weather up north!? I'm beginning to wonder if Al gore was right about global warming! (...just kidding, but seriously.) 70 degrees in Nebraska in January!? What is up with that?!  If this weather keeps up, we are going to have to go back sooner than planned...and neither one of us want that. So, sorry to my friends and family who are loving this strange weather, but Andrew and I are both down here praying that winter hits soon. It's not that we aren't happy for you, but to quote my husband "that is just not right!" :)

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Isaiah 45:6-7

Sunrise over Lake Butler. 1.17.2012
6:57 A.M.

"That they may know from the rising of the sun to its setting that there is none besides Me. 
I am the Lord, and there is no other; I form the light and create darkness, 
I make peace and create calamity; I, the Lord do all these things."
Isaiah 45:6-7

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Capital One Bowl

This year Nebraska was selected to play in the Capital One Bowl, which coincidentally is played at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. Once we found out they were playing there, we started looking for tickets. The tickets were sold out, but 4 days before the game, someone graciously gave 4 tickets to my dad. So we were able to go watch the huskers play! 
It was an absolutely beautiful day for football. We were sitting on the South carolina side, so we had a perfect view of the "sea of red"

Nebraska scored the first touchdown. :)

 My best friend, Allison is a diver at the University of South Carolina. She and Andrew did a lot of smack talking leading up to the game. 

Even though Nebraska didn't come out with the win, we still had fun. And it was so wonderful to be together! :) 

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Life as of late.

Hi from beautiful, sunny, Orlando, Florida.
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas season and New Year. Helloooo 2012!

Andrew and I are absolutely loving life in Florida. The first 2 weeks we've been here have been like vacation. Andrew didn't have to work, we could sleep in, and we got to spend ALL day with each other. It was so amazing and just what we needed after Andrew's busy work schedule this fall. Thank you, Lord, for time off! 

The first week we were down here, the temperatures were in the mid to upper 80s! So we took full advantage of that and spent lots of time out in the sun by the pool and at the lake. 

Now we are settling into "real" life again. We both started work today. God has blessed Andrew with an incredible seasonal job down here, working for a large commercial construction company, as a foreman. He said he is learning a lot and really liked it so far. I am working at a small private school as a substitute and I amabsolutely loving it. I had lot of fun interacting with the kids and teaching and being called Mrs. Wissmann today, it took me some time to get used to. :) I am also coaching a 14 and under club volleyball team, which I am extremely excited about! I've missed coaching so much, and am so glad the Lord provided this opportunity for me while we are here. 

And this weekend we are planning to move out to where we will be living while we are here. {pictured above} Not a bad view to wake up to every morning, eh?!

"And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified."
Acts 20:32