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Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Day in the Sun

Today began with breakfast with friends and then it moved onto a cool birthday party.  We just got home when some neighbours knocked on the door begging us to bring out the slip and slide.  No problem!  (That’s right, it’s still April and we are already playing in the water – WOO HOO!!!!)  After some … Continue reading »

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Mastery

One of my sweet students turned 7 this weekend and he kindly invited us to the party.  It was at Adventure Zone and Blake was excited to go back! Blake has been working hard to master the rope swing at the Adventure Zone and today he finally figured it out.  Just to make sure, he … Continue reading »

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Scott’s in Manilla

Or Vanilla, as Blake calls it. He took our Varsity Softball girls for their APAC tournament.  You can check his progress here: http://www.brent.edu.ph/apac/softball/ When we got home from school we went on a treasure hunt for all the little notes that Scott left us. Blake was especially super excited to find the one under his top … Continue reading »

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Stina

Our stunningly gorgeous and sweet-as-pie Swedish neighbour Stina came over to play a board game with Blake this afternoon.  After the board game he suckered her into playing race cars, then playdoh and finally books.  He’s a lucky kid!

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Happy Easter!!

What a day! Today, one week late, was our Easter.  It was about 6 other things as well.  BUSY!  We spent last Friday flying from Bankok to Shanghai and Easter was too hard so we bumped it a week. We woke this morning to full and fun Easter baskets.  Lots of treats as well as … Continue reading »

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Mr Men & Little Miss

The newest craze around this house is Roger Hargreave’s Little Miss and Mr Men series.  I figure we read between 10 & 18 a day.  First thing in the morning Blake asks for some.  During breakfast too.  As we arrive home from school.  While we eat dinner and finally, several before bed.  I found some … Continue reading »

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Back to Real Life

Our time is Thailand is over.  I’ll miss it a lot, but it is always good to come home.  Back to my own space, back to no sand EVERYWHERE, back to real life and routines and healthier eating.   It was a wonderful vacation, though.  For me this will always be the break that: Blake … Continue reading »

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The big hole

It got even bigger than this, but by then we were swimming and not at all interested in taking photos.

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Lanterns

We set off a sky lantern tonight.  Or, as the lady at the shop called it, a fire wish balloon.  They’re used in lots of Thai festivals and considered good luck.  They’re awfully pretty. Blake’s wish:  I wish I can clap my hands all night. lighting the fire everybody helping as it fills with hot … Continue reading »

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Football on the beach

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