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Wordless Wednesday

Homeward bound!

How they got her up and ready to go by 3:30 am is beyond me, but they did and she’s on her way home!!! I’m super excited to see her tomorrow and then spend the entire day with her on Friday. She’s had a wonderful time and I hope she’s made lasting relationships with her […]

A day in Cassis, France

I am going to take a wild guess and say that she’s eating Nutella. I emailed with her briefly yesterday and today … Me: Great backpack. I live your Rudy balloon. :) Me (again): Love. Ugh. Spellcheck. Her (oh yes she did catch it): How can you live a balloon? Me (omg I did it […]

A balloon & a backpack

In France the kids get a free balloon when they eat at McDonald’s. Can you guess who she drew a picture of on her balloon? She also got a new backpack. Not at McDonald’s, in case you were wondering. The story with backpack is that we looked for one here at REI but all of […]

She is an artist

An email discussion with my kid while she is in France and I am not: Me, 1:03 pm: YOU GOT INTO ART AS YOUR ELECTIVE NEXT YEAR!!!!! Her, 1:03 pm: Yes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Me, 2:20 pm: Hi, I hope you are having a great time! The teachers haven’t put any photos on the Yahoo group website since […]

Welcome to Provence!

Yesterday 22 students from my daughter’s 5th grade class left for a two week foreign exchange trip to Provence, France. My kid was super excited for this trip. I can’t blame her, it’s been the carrot in front of her since she was four years old. Anyone who has ever given her a gift of […]


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