Posted in January 2013

some days…..

some days…..

Some days homeschooling is hard. But some days I love homeschooling. Today was the kind I love! 🙂

Our first HK Christmas

Our first HK Christmas

This was our first Christmas not living near family. For the first three years Abe and I were first married we lived close to his parents and sisters in the Bay Area. After that we lived in Oregon near my folks and my brothers families as well as my extended family. We had always been … Continue reading

rules, rules, rules

rules, rules, rules

It didn’t take us long to notice that Hong Kong has quite a few rules. In the airport just after arriving to HK the boys were reminded by airport officials that the railings weren’t meant to climb on and that indoor plants weren’t meant to be touched. I suppose that at home in the states … Continue reading

church

church

One of the deciding factors about staying here in Gold Coast (back in April) was whether or not we could find a church close to where we live. We knew that there were many international English speaking churches on Hong Kong Island or in Kowloon but that would entail a 30-45 minute bus ride and … Continue reading

handsome pilot

handsome pilot

Just had to share these pics of Abe in his uniform and of the 747 that he gets to fly. He is still really enjoying his job. He flies only long haul trips which means he only works 3 trips a month which equals 9 days per month! We feel so blessed to have so … Continue reading

Visit from Grandparents

Visit from Grandparents

Abe’s parents have flight benefits through Cathay now. International flight benefits for our family as well as for Abe’s parents is another blessing of this job. Abe’s mom has been able to come to visit us in HK twice now. The first time was in September and then again in November with Abe’s dad. They … Continue reading