Monthly Archives: June 2016

Post to Lake Pepin

Guess where we are? Erik has written a wonderful letter for his classmates in France. One of the exercises to go with this letter is go to an American post office and ask for postage. This is a short clip as my phone cut out but needless to say his trip to the post office…
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Hair Cuts and Bon Voyage

The first weekend of June was a whopper! We had swimming,¬†another dance recital, haircuts, exchange announcements and then another bon voyage! Katherine and Erik taking selfies at swim practice. Erik wearing his birthday swim cap. Erik's swimming has improved immensely and he can now legally do all four strokes. Only two more weeks before Erik…
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School’s Out for Summer!

Finally the last day of school has arrived! Here Erik is off to catch his very last yellow school bus! Erik and his teacher Mr. Wickre. Yeah! Pure joy thinking about the summer ahead! Mr. American Hey, who is that smiley guy? Erik is becoming a good swimmer and is able to do all the…
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The Month of May

May in the United States has to be one of the busiest months for parents and children. It is the month when all choir concerts, dance recitals, end of year banquets, and school field trips are scheduled. Throw in that mix landscaping/gardening, swim meets and birthdays and it becomes a near impossible month! The first…
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