Re-entry in bullet points

I havent been very good about writing lately.  Things have been really busy; mostly in a good way but sometimes in a bad way.  I hope that I will build up some endurance for the bad stuff and that the pace of life here wont seem so crazy at some point, some point soon, I […]

America is Laaaazzy

Went to a store to by some containers for Henry’s dorm room.  Bed Bath and Beyond is beyond and a whole lot more (junk).  Henry and I were reeling from all that could be bought, still not use to seeing all the non-essential stuff you can buy here in the states.  But some of it […]

Mandatory blog post by child – Henry

I am forcing my children to write something.  Thought it might be good to brush off their visual cortex before returning to school next week.  Here is the final installment in a four part series. I had a great time.   The best place for me was French Polynesia, which included Bora Bora, and Rangoria.  They […]

Last of Summer

Its been a screwy last few months for us, a lot of travel and big changes.  Time has passed off speed.  Some things seem like they happened ages ago and others seem if it were yesterday.  But the end of summer is here and although we have no real context for it, having spend most […]

Mandatory blog post by child – Owen

I am forcing my children to write something.  Thought it might be good to brush off their visual cortex before returning to school next week.  Here is the third in a four part series. MOST BORING PART OF THE VACATION WAS LONDON IT WOULD HAVE BEEN MUCH, MUCH BETTER IF MY DAD HAD TAKEN ME […]

A best friend

Georgie’s prayers have been answered.  Georgie left a lot of good friends in Argentina and she was sad to leave them.  I suspect she was nervous about making new friends and starting over. She has a friend.  Its her best friend.  And while she might not be her best friend forever, (but then again maybe […]

Mandatory blog post by child – Callum

I am forcing my children to write something.  Thought it might be good to brush off their visual cortex before returning to school next week.  Here is the second in a four part series. Vacation was like an adventure. First we were at the Easter Islands and we were like woah! Then we were at […]

Irene is not my friend

We are now Irene +5 and no power. Happy to report no damage.  The kids were suppose to start school Tuesday, but because of a million good reasons;   non travelable roads for the buses, no power at one of the schools, flooding at another and the fact yet another was being used as a shelter […]