Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Day In Moscow

On our way to Siberia we had a 15 hour lay-over in Moscow.  That gave us enough time to store our bags, take a tour of the city, and meet some new friends! A stroll through Red Square. I have only been there twice in my life (1992 and 2000) as Almaty very quickly received […]

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Travel Shots

Finding a few joys as I make my way across the world. . .

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Sad Day, Glad Day: Car Repairs and City Serve

Wouldn’t you know it? The day before I leave the country, BOTH of our cars had to visit the shop. Once again, Dan got a new alternator and battery for Christmas (he is collecting them like shoes, I believe!) and my car was long past due for some new tires.  As the girls will be […]

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Les Passes “Kids On the Block” Visits Berclair

Les Passes, the oldest women’s volunteer organization in Memphis, sponsors a puppet ministry called, “Kids On the Block.”  Child-sized puppets are used in the city schools to educate children about social concerns and differences, giving the kids skills to stay safe and healthy.  The group serves over 25,000 students in the Memphis area each year! […]

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Seine Routine

Allison’s German class has been studying reflexive verbs.  This week, the students were instructed to illustrate a book about their morning routine. Allison’s very adorable little bear (dog?) (lamb?) got to be our photo model for this project. . . Er wåscht sich das Gesicht. Er tut sich die Kontaktlinse rein. Er putzt sich die […]

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