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remember:grateful!

Today is one of those days that I want to remember. I want to remember how excited-giddy excited- the kids were as they were filing out the door for school today, donning brand new uniforms, backpacks, and anticipation! I want to remember how grateful I was...

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what day is it?

So what is it? Friday? Yea, Friday night… and I am typing on my computer, that is on my desk that has internet connected, printers hooked up and boxes and Rubbermaid containers stacked all around me! we are moved in. I guess that I didn’t...

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non-stop!

It’s late sat night, and I am ready to crash, but thought I’d quickly put up a few photos and observations from today. It was a beautiful day, which we are always so thankful for, and we were out the door at 8am for our...

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fitting it all in.

Last night we went to the best game, and my favorite spectator sport so far at the Olympics… handball… have you seen this? We got tickets not really knowing much about the sport, not understanding the rules and not even knowing who was playing who,...

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trampoline day

We woke up EARLY to an absolutely BEAUTIFUL day here in Beijing. Love those days! Why so early? Well, Clark and Katie arrived this morning! they were scheduled to arrive at 5:20am, and got in about an hour early! … they had a series of...

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swimming…

Last night eric and I got to go to the swimming cube! We only have one swimming event.. I really wish that we could have bought tickets to diving.. I love diving.  Last night we watched 4 different qualifying heats. There were a few new...

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olympic spirit

It’s been an absolute down pour here this afternoon.. I am feeling so sorry for all the athletes and attendees at the outdoor competitions… it’s not cold at least… but really, really wet. We are heading to swimming tonight, and I am SO excited to...

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the ultimate…

I am taking a little break from my deadline stuff! Ugh…my brain is mush. Either deadlines bring out the best, or they bring out the worst… or, maybe it’s just a little of both! I keep wishing for a sandy beach. That is my favorite...

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OLYMPIC FEVER!

Capturing the way I am feeling about being here during the Olympics and being able to attend, and see it all first hand, is proving to be an impossible task. It’s overwhelming. As we have attending 2 events so far…it’s all just boggled my mind....

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08.08.08

Amazing… you HAVE to tune into the Olympics Opening Ceremonies… WOW. It was amazing. it’s LONG, but when there are 204 delegates or something like that, it takes time! we have been so excited to see the opening ceremonies, and it was so hyped up...

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