Monthly Archives: June 2012

Our China Trip Day 5 (Guilin) — June 3, 2012

After a rather pleasant flight on China Southern we landed in Guilin at about 12:15 am.  Our guide Simon was waiting right outside of security for us and whisked us to our waiting van.  The midnight drive to our apartment … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 4 (Beijing) — June 2, 2012

Bug thankfully slept a little better after so much activity, so Momma felt a little better today.  Good thing– this was destined to be a long day, with stops at Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven before … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 3 (Beijing) — June 1, 2012

We got a (sort of ) good night’s sleep.  Bug’s combination of jet lag and excitement got her up at roughly 3 am, but no matter– after a big breakfast at the breakfast buffet we were good to go to … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 2 (Landing in Beijing) — May 31, 2012

Our flight to China was uneventful, at least while it was in the air.  Good food and good service– how often do you hear that?  Plus, Bug slept for about 4 hours of the flight, which wasn’t too bad given … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 1 (Redux) — May 30, 2012

So the next morning we got up at 4 to start the whole process again for our 6:30 flight to Newark.  All was well– Bug bounced out of bed, we got ready, and made it to the airport by 5:30 … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 1 (almost) — May 29, 2012

So May 29, 2012 was supposed to be our first day of our trip to China.  Alas, it was not meant to be.  We got up at 4 a.m., even Bug, who was so excited she couldn’t sleep, and my wonderful … Continue reading

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And for good measure . . . .

Here’s Bug’s school pic from this spring.  Isn’t she just the cutest?    

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What’s going on?

So, long time, no see, bloggy world!  It’s been a busy spring.  Miz Bug finished up kindergarten, but not before we figured out she has dyslexia.  There are days I wonder what more this child will have to put up with, but … Continue reading

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