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Archive for August, 2009

Mon
24
Aug '09

More Differences

Many things are different in America than in The Netherlands.  Since we’ve already lived here, we know some of the things to expect.  I like some of the things about American stores better – mainly the prices.  And, I like some of the things about Dutch stores better.  There aren’t as many choices, and I […]

Sat
15
Aug '09

Small Adjustments

We’re adjusting back to life in The Netherlands, and we’ve noticed that it’s happening much quicker than the first time we moved here.  One of the things we’ve had to get used to is how much smaller everything is.  Here is a drink from Whataburger in America: Now, you need to compare it to the […]

Tue
11
Aug '09

Getting Back to Normal

We got back to The Netherlands on Friday afternoon.  We were greeted at the airport by friends.  They were cheering for us as we walked out.  It was really nice to feel welcomed. This was a balloon some friends gave Grace.  It says Welkom Thuis/Welcome Home.  It has some very typical Dutch things on it. […]

Sat
8
Aug '09

Last Meals

During our last week, we wanted to stop at a few restaurants.  Tuesday night, we went to Babe’s.  Babe’s is an amazing restaurant where you can get fried chicken or chicken fried steak.  They bring around wonderful sides – as much as you want.  Can you see why we love this place.  Mike and I […]

Sat
1
Aug '09

Five Days and Counting!

Since we’ve loaded our crate and sent it off to The Netherlands, we’ve continued to be busy.  I went to Detroit for a friend’s wedding.  Beth was a missionary associate in The Netherlands when we first moved there.  We even lived with her for our first 5 weeks in the country, and she lived with […]