Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Letters Home: Dinner

Guess what?!?! I saw a moose....

On my dinner plate!!!!!!!! Sara made tortellini with moose meat sauce, and boy was it good.

I wanted to show you the magnate I got for the kitchen:
I'm off to start the day... See ya back here later!

Letters Home: Going Shopping

Good Morning!

I love this shot. She was so sweet.

She decided I was cool to hang with.

Thank you for the shoes, Laurel!

Eielson Air Force Base. We shopped at the commisary, which was tiny. The cool thing was that they were flying the fighter planes overhead while we were outside, and while they were making sharp turns, flipping, and flying low the sound was deafening. Avery was in heaven.
We had lunch at LuLu's Bagels. I had a cranberry turkey sandwich on sourdough and a mocha. God it was good!
He has been stealing my nose all day. Sometimes sticking it on his forehead, sometimes throwing it away. Laughing his tiny laugh the whole time. I'm nuts about this kid I haven't seen since he was three months old.
Where's your belly button?
At Blueberry Baby, the clerks can take their kids to work, and the kids loved playing with the baby.
Playing in the play area at the most child friendly shop ever.
Avery said " Look, Avery's a very big BOY!"
Then he yells, "I gotcha!" and squeezed my neck to death. I have a new friend.
He laid on the floor for a while, just cuddling with the tulle.
Very proud of her picture.

I really want to find these on the internet. They had a canteen that's big enough to hold the whole family's drink, and they are insulated. Cool store. I want to go back!
We stopped at Gulliver's Books and I got a whole stack of books for the kids. Avery begged for an I spy book, so I hooked him up. When we got back to the house we played with it, and when he found the items, he squealed with joy.
I didn't get pictures at the Enchanted Forest shop because it was too crazy, but it's a really cool store. I bought Miah a loom so she can make potholders, and if she likes it, I can teach her to make bigger things. I went a little nutty with the souvenirs for the kids. I hope you kiddos like them! I may have to ship these thing home in a box!
I still miss you guys. I hope you are having fun at Manny's!

Letters Home

Good morning! Or at least it is here in North Pole Alaska! For you guys it's 11:30, and lunch time, and here the Goffs are just waking up and getting breakfast started.
Yesterday was quite the adventure. Between driving to Glasgow to drop off the kids, and then catching a flight the next day I spent about 16 hours traveling. The first flight to Minnesota was on a tiny plane, so for about two hours I squirmed in my seat trying to get comfortable, and read the 2nd Percy Jackson novel (Laurel, I should have waited until I got home, because every time I laughed I wanted to share the joke with you!) I had a mile walk between the gates to catch my next flight (St. Paul airport, just bite me!) and I knew I was going to regret that 40 lb carry-on bag!
7 hours, one engine blown on a 747, two bathroom breaks, one foot fallen asleep, and two hours of "The Ghost Writer" later, and I'm hugging my best friend in the tiniest airport I've ever seen, at 9:30 PM, in complete daylight. This is going to be a great trip!
God, I miss you guys. Laurel, your Polar bear webkin makes a great sleeping companion, and so does your Woobie, Jay. And Miah, you didn't send me off with anything :( So I'll have to find my Miah thing here, and make it yours when I get home.
I love you!