Today marks 18 months of waiting for our adopted child.
Let’s celebrate this marker by listing 18 things we’re excited about. OK!
blueberries It’s true. Don’t hate us. We have a friend who started a blueberry farm several years ago. Oh yes, there’s been a crop. We can get 2 overflowing cups of blueberries for
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Monday felt like Thursday.
Thursday felt like Tuesday.
Friday feels like Friday.
On Monday, the Lotus Pond Gang went to the mall. Ting and Zhang wanted to shop for clothes. I don’t enjoy wandering around for nothing in particular, but I went anyway because in China I say “yes” to all kinds of
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Occasionally, we get an health update from the practice our birth doctor in Hong Kong is a part of.
Due to Swine Flu, Hong Kong basically shut down for 2 weeks. China is considering taking similar measures: no school, no activities of any kind where groups of people gather, encouragement to stay indoors, etc.
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While spring cleaning is still underway at the house, I’m doing a little spring cleaning of the website. Things may look different for a little while.
Please forgive the dust.
THE cheese maker.
keeping the finances in meticulous order – down to the penny.
learning to play the guitar for our family singing time.
tech support 24/7.
riding your bike for happiness & health.
an oatmeal fan.
a mighty wrestler.
an avid reader of Tolkien.
an expert engineer at
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When we got to the playground this evening, Qian Zi was there with her badminton set.
Schäfer was thrilled.
They played together for about 3 minutes, but then Qian Zi wanted to play by herself. After 10 minutes of birdie negotiations (one birdie vs. two kids), I told Schäfer that we were done playing badminton
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