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Christmas is over

Christmas is over. Well, almost over. One more party. Tomorrow night we have 30-35 teachers (including significant others) from our language school here for a Latin Christmas party. Sort of. No dancing. No alcohol. Maybe I should say a redeemed version … Continue reading

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The disturbed cake…

So, after baking a cake and letting it cool on the kitchen counter, I returned to the kitchen to find a disturbed cake. So we brought everyone in for questioning.  Can you spot a GUILTY face among the three?       … Continue reading

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Christmas 2010

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. This year we chose to celebrate Christmas Latin style. It was exhausting, but so much fun! We fed the kids early in the evening—peanut butter and jelly! They got a few fun gifts out of their … Continue reading

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Kai’s NFL teams

If you received our newsletter in the past 24 hours I promised we’d post the answers to Kai’s newly renamed NFL teams. I think that we should approach the NFL about some of these names; they’re pretty good! (If you … Continue reading

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Easter

I woke up this morning with the sun. Thought about what it was like for the women going to the tomb. Over 2000 years ago they were in the “depths of despair”. This morning I was ecstatic reading the passages … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas

Our friends from Ohio wanted to send us a few things for Christmas. I gave a few suggestions (always too many, I’m afraid) and about a month later we received our Christmas not from the North Pole, but from Ohio. … Continue reading

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Jesse Tree

Something new we did as a family this year. Ever heard of the Jesse Tree? It’s a great way to use the whole month of December to remember the promise of a savior. Every day (in our case two in … Continue reading

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Watch out world! Malia turns 2. Kian is 6 months.

Amidst well wishing and a tres leches cake Malia celebrated her 2nd birthday. We love this little girl and cannot say how proud we are to have her as our daughter. She’s a cutie. Whether it’s stealing toys from her … Continue reading

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It’s been a year!

Kristin writing: I cannot believe that a year ago we were packed and on our way to China. So much new has been packed into this year. I find comfort that there’s pomelos, grapes, and apples being sold on the … Continue reading

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Summer travels and visitors

We have had a very busy summer. Kevin’s been to Hong Kong, the US, Shanghai, Beijing, futher north. I’ve been to Beijing. Together we’ve been to another city west. Four different sets of people have come to see us. We’ve … Continue reading

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