Hey! We’re in Beijing for 10 more hours.
So, what have you been up to?
THURSDAY 8/28/08 Our final hours in Yichang went smoothly. Despite the rain and closed interstate, we made it to the airport via the shuttle bus. Our bags were overweight for inter-China flights. Then, we added the bicycle
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Our herb garden was a complete success – that’s if you judge success as seeing something grow from seed to herb. We saw 4 somethings grow.
And it gives us BIG IDEAS for next year. Next week, you’ll find me in the horticulture section of our public library. Shocked and amazed
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Of the many things we are looking forward to, being in the US for a presidential election is definitely near the top of the list.
The other day we popped on-line to see how to register to vote. Previously we lived in California where we voted every election absentee. Talk about convenience. We never missed
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Today, we boarded a plane to Beijing.
After days of packing and saying goodbye – it’s all over. Well, all over except the 14 hour flight on Monday with a 1.8 year old extrovert confined to an airplane.
Friends kept coming over to say goodbye. We quickly learned to stop worrying about the packing
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I realize it has been a while since we’ve written anything about the adoption of little sister. Our lack of posting is not a reflection to the void our family feels. It is a reflection of nothing to update. There is no news.
Things are slow.
Things are moving.
Things are slowly moving.
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Let me first say that facial hair is NOT common in China. Only the very old and the young punks presume to grow any. When I saw this man, I had to take a picture. He just wanted to come by to say “hello” in broken English.
I think he’s a shoe-in for the
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