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Aug '13

A Foot in Two Worlds

We’ve been back in the States for a little over three months.  Sometimes it feels like it’s been longer, and sometimes it feels like it hasn’t been that long.  There are many days that we miss so much about The Netherlands!  Practically every dog that I see makes me sad and miss our crazy little […]

Nov '11

Leaves Are Falling

Things are definitely changing around here.  You can see more and more signs of autumn.  Our time changed last Sunday.  Now, when I take Grace to school, it’s not totally dark.  Unfortunately, it will be before too long since we continue to lose daylight right now.  It also gets dark much earlier.  It makes you […]

Aug '11

It’s a Dog’s Life

When we got our dog, Boomer, 5 years ago, I was unaware of a subculture here in The Netherlands.  That subculture is dog owners.  I remember walking with our puppy and having strangers come up to us talking about our dog.  Normally, people here don’t do something like that; they’re much more private. We definitely […]

Oct '09

Autumn is definitely here

No, we don’t have major changes in our lives.  It is feeling much more like autumn here though.  Schools here had an autumn break last week, and it was so nice to have a little bit of time to relax as a family.  We were able to go to a few museums.  Here is Grace […]

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. […]