Monthly Archives: March 2012

Winter is fading

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Kindergarten

Five days a week we drop Asher off at 8am.  Most kids stay and have a two hour nap in the afternoon.  Asher sleeps 10 hours a night and he is one of the oldest in his class so he … Continue reading

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Blankets

“I feel like we’re one step closer to being settled now that we have blankets.” said Ahava a few weeks ago.

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Stifled creativity?

The courtyard outside the girls’ classroom finds children coming back from their lunch break hanging out until the doors are unlocked and class begins.  A couple of months ago I had three very whining and complaining children on my hands … Continue reading

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The Ordinary #2

Coming home on the bus at night it’s common for Asher to fall asleep and sometimes Harmony and Ahava as well.  Tonight it was just the younger two.  Luckily it’s not too far from the bus stop to our apartment … Continue reading

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Street Food Review #3

Hao Chi!  (Delicious!)

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Five hours ago. . .

Asher and I ran up to school because I had promised the girls “I would BE there” when they got dismissed this afternoon.  I passed a few kids and a few parents and then, yikes! the girls were already rounding … Continue reading

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Eight and a half hours from now . . .

will find four of us on our way to our first day of school in China!  Dan and I begin our Chinese class at 8:30am.  It will be the two of us studying under one of the professors in the … Continue reading

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The Ordinary #1

Most of life consists of the everyday ordinary things.  To capture those parts of life I wanted to have a thread of posts in their honor. In the states I enjoyed driving.  I enjoyed the independence and even power of … Continue reading

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Registering with the Police

“He is your uncle now!” said the ladies at the police station to Asher.  Word must have gotten around the station pretty quickly because as we were registering with the police another policeman came in the office where we were … Continue reading

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