Dec 3, 2007

Small reunion

Baby bowling shoes

Roping a friend

Helping sis bowl

Watch where it goes



Friends in a wagon

Reading friends

We missed our other travel mates terribly, but we did have a wonderful time watching our girls play together. Our girls didn't seem to have any "recognition" of each other, even though they spent the first 20 months of their lives together in the orphanage, but they did seem to like each other and played together as well as 3 yr olds can. It was so nice to see my friend D and catch up on our lives. The weather was wonderful and the company was even better. We had some awesome experiences and some horrible ones. The horrible one helped me teach my child (the 11 yr old) that drinking does make you really stupid if you do it wrong. These KIDS did it really wrong. Up screaming drunk until 3 am and only stopped because the police were called. We were somewhat cranky the next day but had a wonderful nap. We can't wait to get together with all our precious Anhui girls at Disney next yr.

We are busy decorating this week and updating our homestudy. I will post pictures of our child decorated tree soon.


Julie said...

It was YOU Diane got to see at Thanksgiving...HOW WONDERFUL!!!!

juliesfamily said...

I'm so glad you guys got to see each other. I'll bet it was kind of weird too, huh??

julie w

Steffie B. said...

So glad you could have fun with your always seems to lift ones spirit! ;)

Diane said...

thanks for making the drive to see us! it was wonderful to see how much the girls have grown and to just reconnect. looking forward to next year...

Steffie B. said...

have a great wwwk! ;)

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