The Americans have arrived! Our flight was quick and we landed early. We were lucky to have the loudest American from the "Valley" in California stand behind us in customs which made our 35 minute wait go quick. Cindy was waiting with balloons. After a 2 hour nap Cindy's friends arrived with treats and drinks and 12 children for the girls to play with. The ice cream truck arrived with very yummy ice cream treats. Nothing like I've had from a musical truck from home. We kept the girls up until 10 pm even though they we tired but a trip to the park was the trick to keep them awake. It's 9:15 am Thursday morning and they are still sleeping. My girls Rock!
A few years ago Tom and I decided to take our daughters to Europe in 2010. We chose this this time because they would be ages 11 (Emma) and 9 (Julia). At the time it seemed so far away and even felt like it would never happen. Well here we are in 2010 and in 10 days we depart for Europe. It's a dream coming true. The whole vacation is actually happening because we have very close friends who live in England in a town called Marlow, Russell and Cindy Harper. The Harpers are very important people to us and Cindy, well, for those who know me know how close Cindy and I are. Russell and Cind... full info