Wednesday, August 22, 2012

How We're Spending Our Days

A giant garage sale, the sound of packing tape becoming like nails on a chalkboard, the kids running off almost daily to continuing filming a movie with their friends, checking the weather in Minnesota for September, midnight phone calls to the loan company in the States, one more order from Tao Bao, catching up with a friend I haven't seen in a year over a foot massage, a long, actually cold, walk in the morning around the park, homeschool curriculum purchases, dinner with old friends, taking breaks with episodes of Suits, rethinking what we really need in those 6 suitcases we can take back, disassembling thousands of Lego pieces, negotiating one last Build a Bear party with friends, using up the oatmeal, caramel and chocolate chips in a stellar dessert, finding time for a family photo, the more frequent flow of tears . . .

This is how we've been spending our last days here.

1 comment:

Four Buttons said...

Oh Gina!! Sounds like you're busy busy my friend :) I have been thinking of you during all this moving preparing stuff and I am praying all goes well! I can't believe you will be in the US soon!! I will pray for your heart as you make those tearful good byes to friends and a country you love :)