So…. Elliot will be leaving very, very soon for a long deployment, about 8 months. Although we’re not at all surprised by this assignment, we are still quite anxious and sad. Elliot has deployed 1 other time, but that was before our children were born, and it lasted just 6 weeks. Sometimes, I get caught … Continue reading
Posted in January 2014 …
They each had their own station with the exact same supplies, set out in the exact same manner- paint, paintbrush, glitter glue, feathers and an assortment of stickers. I then gave them each a blank heart to decorate. I did zero directing. Here’s what they came up with! 2 valentines as different from each other … Continue reading
During the winter break (already a month ago- what?!), we hosted our first visitors to Okinawa- my parents!!! They planned their journey here very well, and seemed to transition effortlessly to our time zone and climate. As seasoned grandparents, they also seemed to transition quite gracefully to life with an almost 2 yr old and … Continue reading
Soon, I’ll be getting back into the swing of posting every week or so! In the meantime, here are a few pictures of Isla and me snuggling on our new couch! I gave her a little kiss… And then she kissed me back (yes, this is newsworthy from our self-contained, iffy-about-physical-affection daughter)!