we made it.


Finally.  We're here, in the states.  We've been back for about a week now and are visiting my in-laws for a couple of weeks before we head up north to visit my parents.

The trip was long.  32+ hours of airports and airplanes... and Clara was nothing short of an angel the whole entire time.  I couldn't have asked for a better behaved baby.  ;)  It really made the trip that much easier.  She was a little cranky the first couple days after we got back, but I expected that.  It was a long trip and I figured it would catch up with her sooner or later.  That, and she's teething.  Bless her heart.. she has 2 more coming in on the top.

And we are all finally over the jet-lag.  Only took a week for Clara to get back on her schedule.

I can't even tell you how GOOD it feels to be in America.  There are no words.  And to see our family and friends.  And see our beautiful niece.. (SO fun to see her and Clara together!)..

And the weather!  Oh, the weather.  It has been absolutely perfect since we flew in.  Coleman has been in heaven, working on his new truck.  And we've been trying to get in as much outside time in as we can.  The other day we went for a little walk down by the riverside in Memphis.

 I hear that a lot of little kids hate the grass when they first feel it.  Not Clara!  She LOVED it.  She was pulling on it, crawling around... just adoring the fresh air and green grass.  And of course, she tried to eat it.

We had a fun time watching her 'discover' grass.. something she's never experienced before.  And she enjoyed watching the puppies walking by... and the barges on the river...

 I want to take her there again this week.. and perhaps next time we'll pack a lunch!


  1. I am so glad you guys made it! I have been checking your blog each day to see how things were going. So glad you were able to post and share some fun pictures with us. Thank you for sharing. Hope you guys are having lots of fun and enjoying being back HOME! Yippee.

  2. So glad you guys are BACK!! can't wait to see you all!! :)

  3. Welcome back! It looks like you are having a wonderful time so far!

  4. Welcome back!! I am so happy to hear that Clara did so well for you. I cannot imagine that much travel with a little one, you are a trooper!


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