Tag Archives: China

When The U.N. Dissolves… So Do I

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students for the 2011-2012 school year. Denmark was a 17 yr old girl. China was a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our son (Little Man) and was 15 yrs old … Continue reading

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On April 12th my Middle Man, my boy, is turning 21. Technically, he turned 21 when it was still the 11th where I sit, as the time difference is 15 hrs ahead to my time. He’ll spend it somewhere in southern … Continue reading

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This Mother’s Heart Stretches and Grows…

In the past two months, the fact that two of my three kids have flown the coop has really been settling on me. It’s happened in ripples, and kicks, and sputters and tsunami waves of emotion and adjustment, over the … Continue reading

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Ganstas, TMI and More, From The U.N.

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students this year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little Man). Israel, when home, is … Continue reading

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All Kinds of Mayhem at the U.N.

Life at the U.N. has been one hilarious, exhausting, outrageous ride lately… Chaos, mayhem, loads of humor, abound. Personally, I am absolutely convinced that reality TV could not make some of this stuff up; it would be a ratings bonanza. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at the U.N.

Note to new readers:  Our family has taken in two (yes, we are that crazy) exchange students for the entire school year. There was no preparation and it has been an adventure from day one (read the first post). China is … Continue reading

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The Middle- Continued Negotiations at the U.N.

For new readers:  This year we took in two foreign exchange students, known here as China (16, boy) and Denmark (16, girl), making our home the U.N. for ten months.  Our youngest son, Little Man (15), represents the U.S.  Our middle … Continue reading

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