Tuesday, March 22, 2011

She's Here

It's been over 9 months since I have seen my parents and our family was getting excited as we counted down the days until my mom's arrival.  Last week we cleaned the house, washed the sheets and prepared the little girls room for my mom's arrival.  On Thursday we headed out to the Incheon Airport to wait for her plane to land.  It took me a while to find out that her plane had landed and at which gate she had arrived. 

The girls had made a sign and could not wait for their Mom Mom to get to Korea.  I finally realized that the plane had arrived early and when I started scanning the airport, saw my mom already waiting for us.  The girls ran and screamed at the sight of their grandmother.

It was non-stop chatter in the car all the way home.  Each of the girls wanted to tell Mom Mom about this and that and everything in between.   They were beyond excited at that point.  We have been busy just spending time together and reconnecting after these last 9 plus months of not seeing her.

Our next countdown has also begun.  This one is for the arrival of my dad, Pop Pop.  He will be here next week and the girls can't wait to see him too!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

China Tour

Being stationed in South Korea has it's advantages. ...one of those advantages is that we are much closer to The Great Wall of China than we would be if we were in the states.  Once we had orders for Korea, we began to brainstorm of the things we would want to do during our tour here.  At the top of the list of things to see and do was to see one of the Great Wonders of the World.Well that dream is getting closer to being a reality. Our trip is all planned and I am getting excited for the date to get here.  Our family and my parents will be going to China for five days and four nights.  We will fly from Seoul, Korea to Beijing China. 
We have arranged a private tour to many of the great attractions of the city. 
Day 1 - Dinner and an Acrobatic Show
Day 2 -  Great Wall, Ming Tombs
Day 3 –  Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven

Day 4 –  Summer Palace, Silk Market,

Day 5 – Free Day

I am hoping that the next month goes by quickly and we have a great time on our vacation.  Hopefully I'll have some pictures of our trip to post next month.