Thursday, June 24, 2010
For the last couple of weeks we have started to say goodbye to our Maputo "family" and friends. JJ has had parties at work, dinners and colleagues' houses and endless coffee dates. Well I thought....why should the adults have all the fun.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Monday, June 21, 2010
staying and you know how much fun that is with two little kids!
Well thank goodness that my friend has given me an all access pass to
her laundry room. Here I am waiting for the laundry and Sam seems to
be content napping on the spinning dryer. The humming has put him
right to sleep. Do you think my friend will let me install the dryer next to
my bed so I can get some sleep. I will even offer to take care of her
Ding...one load is done!
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Sunday, June 13, 2010
house into the container. 325 boxes/items later I realized we have too
Wow, that means I have to unpack 325 items in our new home...can't wait!
Here is a photo of Luka as he claims his title as the "King of the
Friday, June 11, 2010
We arrived to Mozambique as newlyweds and we are leaving as a family
of four! We have also made such good friends that have become our
family. I can't imagine making those close bonds again! I made friends
this close once before and it was in Miami where I had lived my whole
life, so I don't know if I will have the same luck a third time.
Amiguis las voy a extranar a todas!
Then there is the house. Luka took his first steps in that house, had
his birthday parties there, slept in his first big boy bed, learned to
throw a ball, etc. Just last night he was asking me to go back home.
How do you explain all this to a 3 year old. Well I tried, and I think
For now I leave you with a photo of the chaos that is our house at the
moment. Thank you honey for taking care of everything while I hang out
Thursday, June 10, 2010
believe how fast time has gone by.
I have been really worried about Luka and how all these changes would
affect him...but here you can see that he is really happy and adapting
well. I guess it helps that the apartment/hotel we are staying in has
an amazing play area for kids!
I apologize for the short posts...but I am uploading this from my
phone and typing takes way too long.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Friday, June 04, 2010
This week we are busy working on getting Sam's American and Dutch passports. We had to take him to get his passport photo done and one of the few places in town is the Chinese Kodak shop. The woman there LOVES to photoshop. If you notice Sam's face looks a little stretched out, but still cute, right? Well, this is the photo that will go in his American passport.