Thursday, May 20, 2010

Last Post From Beijing

It is 6:45am on our last day here. In few minutes we will pack up the
Internet hardware, collect the last of our things and head home.

I think this was a life changing experience for all of us. As a
coworker put it in a text to me. "It will be hard to go back to normal
life." He is right in so many ways on so many levels. This was how our
son felt last night as he said goodbye to Rachel and said with tears
in his eyes, "Daddy, I don't want to leave Rachel, I love

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I plan to take many of the things I have experienced and use them to
make my "normal life" a little better and a lot different in how I
live it.

Goodbye from Beijing, thanks for reading. I hope you keep coming back
because we have so many stories still to tell, and Susanne will get to
write hers on her new birthday gift from home.


Sent from my iPhone


  1. It's been a lot of fun to read. I can't imagine having the guts to agree to the adventure the way you did. Kudos, and I can't wait to hear more.

  2. Thanks for letting us share the Beijing adventure - I'm sure it's been great.

    But I bet that you will /did get a bit choked up when you went through the Immigrations line and that person said, "Welcome home!"

    Or maybe that's just me...