This was our first trip to our home since leaving for Hong Kong. We were able to stay for 3 weeks. We spent time at my parents’ home and at Love’s sister’s home. We were able to spend a lot of time with family during this time. We saw all […]
We thought about getting a turkey from the grocer in our compound, but I was under the impression I would be in school until late. I ended up getting out a little earlier than I thought. We took the kids to their favorite place to eat. Pizza Hut. Weird, right?
It is so good to have Pupper back with us. I am grateful to Daisy and her family for caring for Pupper for the few months we waited. I’m glad we waited to bring her. Not only was it cooler for her, but we were much more settled and ready to enjoy our Pupper.
You know, it’s hard to know expectations for holidays in a foreign country. Add into that we are just sort of trying to keep our head above water, and that’s how you end up where we did for Halloween.
Pupper will leave the US on my birthday. She will arrive the following day. I am really nervous about sending her alone on the plane, but she has to be shipped as cargo anyway. On the way back to the US, she will ride in the plane with us, but not on the way here.
After months of trying to get the company to answer and do what they said they were going to do, we received our stuff. About 30 boxes. I would like to say they arrived in good condition, but then I would be lying.
Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.” – Nikos Kazantzakis
“It is a strange thing to come home. While yet on the journey, you cannot at all realize how strange it will be.” – Selma Lager
“Too often. . .I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” – Louis L’Amour
“As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.” – Margaret Mead