Saturday, August 1, 2009

So we are back ...

It has been a very busy time since we arrived in USA. Here are quick updates:

Final Leg of Trip
It is ironic that our drive through Mexico was fine but getting across border and drive up through Texas was challenging. We sat on the Nuevo Laredo Bridge for over 2 hours in over 100 degrees heat! Not fun. But we finally arrived at our destination at 11pm Monday night, 7/20.

Oldest Son
Oldest Son had a GREAT time at Jewish Sleep Away Camp. He started Hebrew Tutoring last week to catch up on the year of Hebrew he missed. So far so good. I think, perhaps, those language development skills he acquired this year should help ... maybe ... who knows.

Family Emergency
My grandmother (age 78) went into ICU last weekend for Congestive Heart Failure. I actually landed in Atlanta airport and had to board a plane to head straight back. While still in the hospital, she is doing much better.

Before I discontinue this blog, I have some wrap up and transition kinds of posts I want to write about so more later ...


Anonymous said...

Wow - that is a whirlwind return to the states. How does it feel to be back? Wishing your Grandmother a speedy recovery!

Theresa in Mèrida said...

I am sorry to hear about your grandmother, I hope she is well soon.
Did you remember to get your sticker removed from the car? It only matters if you ever want to re-enter Mexico with a car again, which I expect you will. It's one of those things that they forget to tell you when you import your car. I'm sorry that I also forgot until today.

Steve Cotton said...

I am very sorry to hear about your grandmother. Keep us posted. (I inally got around to answering your poo question.)

Bob Mrotek said...

The notion that you are going to disconnect your blog is scaring me :)

American Mommy in Mexico said...

Q - Frankly I have been shell shocked with my grandmother's situation and keeping up with work and the move. Not feeling a whole lot right now.

TM - We did! It took us a awhile to get to the right place but once there the scraping went easily. We actually made the mistake you described last summer on our trip back!

SC - It looks like things are going to be okay but she is having a heart procedure Monday.

BM - I just cannot find a way to keep up the blog w/o something more than the inspiration of day to day living. I am thinking on it but feel I personally need an "angle". I have really enjoyed the expereince this past year+.

On Mexican Time said...

Yes, sorry to hear about your grandmother!

Happy you had a successful, but hot, trip back!

Pedro Garcia Millan said...


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Augie said...

I've been reading through your blog. How interesting your experience has been. How did you enroll your children in school and how did you choose which school to send your children to? Did you have to talk to someone "Official" before you could enroll your children?