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The traffic here is insane. Just when you think okay, some sort of pattern has emerged among the 3 million motorbikes, half a million cars, thousand’s of cyclos and bikes the guy in front of you will decide to turn around and drive against the traffic. Continue reading

As I’ve said in an earlier blog Christmas Eve had loomed ahead of us like a big bowl of lima beans…. Continue reading

Oh christmas tree?

The boys REALLY wanted a Christmas tree so I began the hunt. Looking for a Christmas tree in Saigon is like Continue reading

We have been here a little over a month. In the box (that’s what I call
our apartment) for about 2 weeks. Continue reading

As we board the plane it sets in we are really going… going far…far way.. from everything we know…Yikes, panic, maybe we shouldn’t…- push from behind( Zeb)- “Mom keep walking your backing up the line” “ya, but maybe we should rethink this for a minute”… (Silas)- “Mom your embarrassing us get on the plane!” Continue reading

 

Grandad with the boys

We left behind 15 years of potlucks and parties, sleepovers and soccer games, 80 acres of quiet solitude, crisp mornings, mountains speckled with the red and gold of autumn, our friends and family, and the sweet dogs. Some goodbyes were harder than others Papa, Montana and Taco, Joan…but it was time to go. Continue reading

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