Amelia and Joel were so pleased to spend time with Anette, their friend from the PIBC Palau Mission Trip last summer. Anette and her husband Dave led the German Impact Team that we worked with during the missions trip. Here they sit on the steps of the pavilion that remains from the Governor's Palace in the Plaza de Espana.
This is an "official" promotional photo of the 2009 Micronesian Impact Team.
The team looks down at the spot where the U.S. marines landed to liberate Guam from the Japanese on July 21, 1944 at Ga'an Point, also known as Agat Beach.
Joel took great pride in showing his new friend Viktor one of the Japanese caves where the soldiers attacked the approaching U.S. marines.
Anette and Marisol chatted on the beach while Joel and Amelia played.
Joel goes running with Marisol and me some mornings. He's our early riser! I'm proud of my family of runners. Amelia joins us when she can.