Monthly Archives: April 2011

Music Lessons, Dental Visits and Other Fun Activities

We have sixteen hours of daylight now – we’re gaining about five minutes per day. Here are some things we’ve been doing with our time. Kate has started taking violin lessons after BEGGING me for weeks to find out where … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

Never in my life have I seen people so happy that spring has finally (nearly) arrived. Now that the weather is consistently in the 40s every day, and the sun is shining, you would think that it’s 85 degrees the … Continue reading

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Angola and Alaska – Not So Different After All

It’s remarkable how quickly we have adjusted back to the good ole American lifestyle. We live in a comfortable home (that doesn’t need something repaired every other day), drive ourselves around in nice cars on adequately maintained roads, and attend … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Updates

The weeks have really flown by, it’s hard to believe we’ve been in the house a month already. We’ve had nonstop activity, it seems. Unpacking dozens of boxes, figuring out what to keep and what to get rid of, taking … Continue reading

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Kate

My youngest turned eight last month, and I didn’t even write about it. I’ve been busy with the house and getting settled here. I’ve finally finished all of the unpacking, except for two dreaded boxes of office files and junk … Continue reading

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technology

I have to admit it, I’m loving technology. We had little of it in Angola, but it’ some pretty amazing stuff. I can update my iTunes podcasts in a minute or two. I can download books straight to my kindle. … Continue reading

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