We have been spending time in the hospital rallying around my father in law, who has kidney failure and needs dialysis. He is in his eighties and is so tough and such a fighter. He has been working since he was eleven when he lost his father during world war 2, and helped to support his mom and siblings, and then raised his own family of seven children through challenging times. He is a hero in the eyes of our family! We are hopeful that dialysis will help him regain his strength and health, and praying for smooth transition into dialysis. Please pray with us!
The boys were enjoying a game of after dinner chess. I was sitting there offering passenger-seat advice, and after a few glares, guffaws and rolled eyes, have retreated to my computer to do what I'm decidedly better at, scrapbooking and blogging.
We went back to school for Term 3 of the school year (there are 4 terms each year). To amuse ourselves and break the monotony of school, the boys started taking out their old games and we had a renaissance of sorts. Let the Games Begin!
Continued our Tank-craze, which is leading us to think (just think) about maybe (just maybe) going to England for a holiday! And look what they said ...
Visited a Modelling shop - tanks galore!
And went to a Cosplay Fair - costumes galore!
The boys' interests sure are wide and varied!
Linking up with Project Life Tuesdays at The Mom Creative. There's lots of inspiration over there!
Project 365 Pages for July
More everyday life - all of this is ordinary to everyone but me! So are yours, record your everyday!
Continuing my Beijing trip layouts. I've completed 31 layouts, probably just over halfway through my photos for the trip, it's taking too long, but I do enjoy the process :)
Here is a last layout of the moments we spent just as we exited the forbidden city, enjoying the golden moment and dusk.
That evening we took an overnight train and went to the city of PingYao, an exceptionally well-preserved traditional Han Chinese city, founded in the 14th century. It has it's entire 6 km city wall completely intact, and is still lived in and functional today! We climbed up and walked half the perimeter of the wall, totally amazing.
This is now available as part of Template Pack 7 in the store. Thanks for your interest!
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