Day 214: A Pull, Not A Push
When we were walking to the Government Center “T” stop in Boston, Charles took this picture of the famous “giant tea kettle” because it struck him as funny that the 19th century “sign” is now above a Starbucks awning. (We remember that space being occupied by a Dunkin’ Donuts the last time we were there, years ago.) The Seattle company taking up residence in the shadow of that Boston landmark...
Day 213: Aligning House and Home
While we were away, especially toward the end of our trip, S and J became homesick. It was puzzling to us (their parents) because the entire family was together, albeit away from our house. So, Jung asked J, “How could you be homesick? We are all together. Isn’t your home where your family is?” On the other hand, we, the parents, increasingly felt quite at home back in Massachusetts. By the time...
Day 212: Re-entry for Return
Although it was less than two weeks of time away from our current home to visit the Greater Boston area, we had such refreshing, enriching and rewarding experiences there that we can say confidently that it was a successful trip for all of us in Soul Play Family. We will be sharing more in the coming days what we discovered and rediscovered this time, and how we were able to make the decision to...
Day 211: Green Greeting
Today, after working at home a bit while waiting for the rain to stop, we struck out for our first Washington trail walk in over two weeks. We were amazed with how green and lush the area had become while we were away. At our favorite park we were greeted by meadows full of blooming buttercups, a hummingbird, and even two separate hawks, although they were both soaring so high that they were...
Day 210: Re-entry Day Haiku
Unpacking, shopping, And taking care of business; Sleepwalking all day. We arrived home in the wee hours of the morning today, got a few hours of sleep, and have spent the day in a jet-lagged fog. We’re looking forward to re-adjusting to the time zone here, getting a good night’s sleep and getting back into our work!
Day 197(J+C): Landing Haiku
Our bodies are sore Interminable plane flight A happy landing
Day 196(C): We're Off to Explore
It’s time for us to explore. So we’re headed out the door To look where we were before And see if there might be more There Than we saw in days of yore.
Day 196(J): Fun Haiku
Our packing is done. We’re off to Massachusetts Ready to have fun.