Picture us – a middle aged man, too heavy by far and a middle aged wife( who would not look so dumpy if she was skinnier and trim) sitting together in the confined space of an airplane seat. After three hours it gets old. But there is absolutely no where to move. One wiggles their toes but that is about all the space allows. I was in the middle seat, wedged between Leo and some strange man. It was not the most fun trip in the world traveling back from San Diego to Minneapolis.

But you know what? The next time Leo and I travel together will be better. He will never again be as heavy as he is now. Even when he flies to Winnipeg tomorrow, he will be a bit smaller than he was yesterday.

For Leo and I that is good news. We look forward to some good years enjoying life together. The surgery that Leo had has brought a lot of hope to both of us. We spent some of our traveling time anticipating places we would like to go together in the next few years.

Hope is a good thing. Love is a good thing. The two seem to mix well.


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  1. The hope in your “voice” is evident. That is so great to “hear”!


    P.S. Our last flight from Australia was Sydney to Vancouver direct- 14 hours. I share your pain!

  2. That makes me smile. How great for you guys. (And we’re glad you made it home safe and sound.)

  3. The most hopeful post I’ve read in a long time. It oozes hopefulness and anticipation and joy. It makes me happy.

  4. Yes, for Ken and I that is good news too! We want our friends to be around a long, long time. You being happy, makes us happy!!!

    Hope is such a blessing. God really is good.