Thursday, February 21, 2013

...and we're back

We're back home in Shanghai! As a lifelong insomniac, I actually relish jet lag. It's the only time I can put my head on my pillow and be dreaming just a few minutes (if not seconds) later.

We arrived at the Shanghai Pudong airport at 6:30 p.m. yesterday, got home by 7:30, unpacked just the necessities while the boys climbed into bed fully clothed - snoring immediately, and laid down ourselves by 8:45 p.m. I never saw 9:00 p.m. on the clock. Next thing I knew, it was nine hours later. Nine hours of sleep is something like a miracle to me, plus I got a bonus of watching the sun rise above the buildings to the east from my bedroom window.

My Mom used to have a framed cross-stitch sampler that said If God intended for us to see the sun rise, He would have scheduled it later in the day. Amen to that.

I need to some time to collect photos and get them uploaded, but in the meantime I simply have to share this video of goats yelling like humans which has been making the rounds. The boys and I have watched it half a dozen times, tears of laughter streaking our cheeks each time. Though that just might be the jet lag leaking out. You be the judge.

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  1. We all approve of the goats :). Better than the hippo.

  2. Yeah, I don't get it but all of a sudden all these videos of goats screaming has become huge.
    Have you seen the Doritos commercial with the goat?

  3. I don't get that ad at all! Friends of our have entered the Doritos Crash the Superbowl contest (and won) every year for the last 3 years. But none of theirs featured goats!


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