Heidi Swapp

old summer palace

ok, up and at ‘em! It’s been one week since we arrived here in Beijing. I was asking eric if it seemed like longer than a week, or shorter than a week!? The time has passed so quickly, and despite the stress of it all,...

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one week today!

(Monday night)It’s 9pm and I should NOT be as tired as I am. It’s such a bummer, being tired. But we had a big day today! Last night when eric got home from work, we went to IKEA to buy dishes and a few kitchen...

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our van…

Today is our first Monday in Beijing! I love Mondays…today is a holiday. Not really sure what holiday, but everyone seems to have the week off. We are still in the ‘getting settled’ mode for sure, and we probably will be for awhile. I am...

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photo show

Ok, so I am taking some time to put up some photos.. I have to give the photo credit to kylee! She has grabbed some awesome shots! What a delight she is to have around. I am the oldest of the cousins on my dad’s...

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our first big adventure…

It’s almost 4am here… I guess that yesterday afternoon I totally bonked, and wouldn’t wake up for anything! I wasn’t the only one…eric and quincy were actually the only ones awake, and they went to dinner at “Annie’s” a little Italian place that is just...

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not TOO different!

So it’s Friday morning, and aside from another night of no-sleep… eric took Capri for a walk this morning at 3:30am… had some nice discussions with some of the guards. Found out there are 60 guards on duty at any one time inside and on...

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from beijing! safe and sound!

Ok. Day two! And I just finally got a shower! And it’s amazing how good that feels when you REALLY need one! Things are great here… we have managed to upack the 18 pieces of luggage that we brought… (not including the 6 carry-ons) and...

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tonight… scrapbook barn

I have been a bad blogger. We board a plane in a mere 3 days and there is STILL so much left to do. My house is seriously out of control. Tons of boxes. Tons of suitcases and bags and piles here and there representing...

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my crazy life.

I can’t believe it’s already after midnight. Man, I’d love 2 more hours in my day today! I don’t know where this last week went… well, ok- I do. wrapped up QVC-back to the beach. WONDERFUL time. PERFECT weather. I didn’t do much ‘sitting’ on...

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