|Your mom got this thinking it would be a fun thing|
|But your stroller did best, you could always fall asleep- we envied you|
|Of course, we always love having you close|
|Gigi especially loved being next to you|
|too much fun|
|We found sand and lots of kids to play with in China|
|But we knew you were the boss|
|The restaurant also knew you were the boss|
|And you loved just relaxing with a good book|
|Your Papa and Peet|
Some think we went to China because its China- and an interesting place. That was a part of it, but the real reason we went there is family. While your mom and I got to see the Terra Cotta Warriors, The Great Wall, The Forbidden City, and a few other things -- the real reason we went was for us to see Gigi, Papa, and Peet (your names for them).
Right now they live in TianJin - and when you would wake up you would run down the hall and yell for Gigi. Then you learned to say Uncle Peters name -- with a heavy "p" and almost a whisper -- Peet. Then grandpa you leaned to say as papa .
They all said the hardest thing is waiting to see you in June.
It is good to be a little boy who is loved by so many wonderful people. It is hard that they live in China- but as long as they live there, we will go to see them -- just like we go to see my parents in Oregon.
Until then, son - I am sorry about the jet-lag. You did great on the plane, son -- even though your parents had a difficult time with the diapers.
|Uncle Peet trying some apples|
|Your dad didn't try this|
|My favorite Peking Duck|
|Last surviving member of the last dynasty|
|The locals would always sneak a peak at the beautiful American baby|
|Running in the field by Gigi's apartment|
|Two antiques waiting for the young ladies|
|Your mom with some strange men|
|Too much sun in your eyes- we had great weather|