Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Toy story in French

I was at a 2ND hand shop yesterday. They had the video toy story, one of Jessica's favorites. I picked it up for one euro. When I got home I realized it was in French. Jessica loves it! She wants to watch it day and night. You can hear her laughing out loud and the whole floor shakes because she is jumping up and down for joy. Could she be learning to speak French? She knows the movie by heart in English and German...and now French!

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

My teacher, my child

It's been a while since I've written on Jessica's blog. It's summer vacation. I try to post every day on my other blogs...but run out of steam for this blog. I'm a little emotional today. We are taking a short trip to Juergen's parents house this weekend (about 5 hours by car). It should be a wonderful family gathering. We are celebrating Jessica's grandmothers 70Th birthday. I would be totally happy, but grandma is sick. She has brain tumors taking over her brain, and she can know longer have surgery. I don't really know how often I will be taking this trip North. The kids (our 5 kids) are too stressful for Juergen's mom. I've been really sad at the idea of not having much more time together. I don't want to be all sad at the party, so I'm trying to cry's not hard, the tears are right there.
I just re read the last post I wrote about Jessica and loss. Some how the reality that this is all grass helps me. Beautiful but fading...