Monthly Archives: May 2010

Shakespeare Meets a Messy Room

Once again, I echo my comment – I LOVE MY CHILDREN!! And, they make me laugh. Every day.  Daniel’s latest antics include a NEW version of Macbeth’s soliloquy. Done late at night. Instead of studying for exams. In a messy room. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FF79gfTm7kI

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Honoring Liz

Another dear family, the Hempels, will be leaving Almaty this summer, returning to their South African homeland.   Liz invited a group of ladies to their beautiful home outside of Almaty.  We enjoyed a lovely morning “garden party” together – relaxing, visiting, eating delicious brunch food, wearing crazy hats, and sharing the many ways that the Hempels […]

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Young Life Burger Fest!!

We spent a great evening of fun with the Young Life and Special Club leaders and administrators!  It is an extra special treat that Vadim Babashkin is  here to spend the week with us and teach at RVS, the evening seminary.  As always, plenty of burger flipping and peals of laughter. . . The Young Life […]

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Rockers, Tears, Stylagi, and Sprinklers

 Can I just say: I LOVE MY CHILDREN!! Their creativity and energy are BOUNDLESS!! And they make me smile every day.  I needed Allison to try on several different things this morning – her dress for the Stylagi party, hiking boots for our big adventure. . . Not exactly fashion material but she felt very […]

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An Enchanted Evening

Tonight was the TSIS spring concert entitled, An Enchanted Evening.  And I must say, it was indeed enchanting.  Selections from various musicals (South Pacific, Wicked, Camelot) and movies (Anastasia, Mulan, Enchanted, The Wizard of Oz)  were performed by the choir, while the orchestra played excerpts from such popular TV shows and movies, such as Star Trek, Chariots of Fire, […]

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