Lost Tooth

Belle lost her first tooth.  It actually happened last Wednesday, but I am just now getting around to posting about it. Sorry about that!  It was pretty big news at our house!  We had been wiggling it for quite a while and anticipating the big day, and then at lunch on Wednesday it finally came…

Back in Greenville!

We spent several days with each set of grandparents after first arriving in the states, where we adjusted to the time change with plenty of hands there to help with the kids! (That was so nice.) We were also able to get over being sick much more easily with the added bonus of sending the…

Travel Log: Re-entry

We are back in civilization and it is very normal in some ways and very strange in others.  Part of me feels right at home and sort of just wants to say “Ahhh”, but then some things that were once very normal feel very strange now! Our first time strolling down the paved streets, surrounded…

July 4th Celebration

Well, we didn’t do much on the actual 4th of July, but today, the 7th, we had a fun filled day celebrating together.  It almost felt like we were home…except we were much cooler here!  We got together with several other families on our base (mostly American, except for one Australian couple and one German…

Reasons #11-20

A Washer and Dryer I don’t really mind the chore of laundry all that much here, but it takes up a good bit of time, so I am thrilled that I will have a washer and dryer in our house while we are in America! I’m going to appreciate not having to switch the load…

Coconuts

Kelley Haff, this post is for you! I thought I had done this post months ago when we took the pictures, but when I went back and looked for it to show it to Kelley, I realized it wasn’t there! So its a few months old, but I thought it was interesting none-the-less! Kelley got…

Prognosis: Witchcraft

I have a friend (pictured above) who comes by our fence pretty regularly to sell me avocados and bananas. The other day when she stopped by she told me that her husband was very sick.  His throat was swollen and he couldn’t eat or sleep. She went on to tell me that they had thought…