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a quickie

It’s been a great week and I’ve missed you all.  I’ve got time to just post a few quick updates and then I’ll be back:

1) Last week we hosted our young visitor from Japan and he was amazing!   We couldn’t have ordered up a more friendly, engaging, appreciative and English-speaking (whew!) fourteen year old.   We said our sad goodbyes this morning, and my son will have the joy of seeing him again in less than three weeks.  As soon as I have time to reflect I’ll write more about it.  

2)  You might enjoy these two articles about the exchange in our local paper:

Students raise money for trip to Japan

Local families host Japanese exchange students

3)  Today is my first born’s fourteenth birthday.  I can’t even process the meaning of this at the moment, but I must be off to prepare since we’ve been a little distracted.  In the meantime, I’ll leave you with a fun photo:

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and some discussion on Flickr of the v-sign commonly used for photos.   Enjoy!

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