No Ticks = Success!

After rolling the two kids and the camper all the way the Alaska and back, we couldn’t just stop and go home to the heat in Arizona.  Instead, we continued to Pennsylvania to visit family and give the kids an opportunity to attend summer camp via Penn State University’s Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center.  Zoe went […]

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Our San Fulgencio Family

The kids have been attending CEIP San Fulgencio, one of the the local Spanish public schools here in Albacete, and it has really become a little hub of our community.  Both kids have made amazing friends, and the daily bike ride has been something we all look forward to.

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Bragging Rights

This post is going to be all about our two kids.  It’s my prerogative as a parent to brag a bit and I feel like I haven’t done enough of it lately.  These two young people I’m helping to prepare for the world impress me daily and fill me with such joy and hope for the future.  […]

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The igloo!

Well, we have been back from Christmas holiday for a few weeks and gotten back into the school groove.  Zoe bikes about 2km each way to and from school daily, which gives us all a lovely bit of free exercise for the day.  She gets dropped off and picked up in the school courtyard which doubles […]

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Swim 

Can I tell you how  I love swim class?  We bike over twice a week to the university area- it’s not far – and get to see all the young folks heading to class. At the pool building we each have a little card to swipe, which Avi loves to do on his own: big […]

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Homeschool Kindergarten

It is such a joy to hav Avi at home with me. I have to say he is quite a fun and funny guy.  He is also quite sensitive, which leads to emotions over small things in addition to lots of snuggle time. 

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Swimming

Avi is becoming a fish!  We went to swim lessons today; he to his group of kiddo’s and me to the beginners group of adults.  I can see him from my group in the pool, and he does great following directions and has a blast.  They began with arm floats, kicking, bubbles, and face-in breathing.  […]

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UPDATE: Nutmeg and Ginger

UPDATE:  Cats names are now Nutmeg and Ginger, not Mango and Pumpkin One promise we made to the kids before moving the Spain was that we would get a pet.  The kiddo’s have been ready for a while, and after fostering kitties in Korea they wanted their own! So we visited El Arca de Noe […]

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Birthday Boy

Avi turned five recently and though we had his party a couple months ago with friends before departing Korea, we still had a bit of a celebration. We even put up some fun sparkly streamers from our new favorite store: Hiper Zn…. A chinese import place that puts Walmart cheapness to shame. In the morning […]

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