Next Stop: Home

We’re still working on the words and images from our travels in China, so the blog is time-warping back to the USA for a while.

Homeward bound in Seattle

On June 5, 2012, we hopped from Beijing to Seattle to Minneapolis to Milwaukee (aka home). Actually, hopping would have been nice- it sometimes seemed that we were crawling. But we made it.

Twenty-six hours after the hotel room door closed behind us in Beijing, we ended our journey with a homecoming feast in New Berlin. Thanks to my brother Paul for snapping this pic of the festivities.

Catching up with family will occupy the next week: Karen is staying with her dad and his wife Dolores, while I’m staying with my mom (Dad is out of town for work). Thanks to our parents for putting up with us for a while!

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18 Responses to Next Stop: Home

  1. Laura says:

    Welcome home! You have been missed!

  2. Marcy Hunter says:

    Yeah, you’re here!!!! So happy to have you back. I wish I was there with you in Seattle.

  3. Sara Coleman says:

    Oh wonderful – you both look very happy. Welcome back! I’m enjoying the blog a lot and will look forward to your return to it (even if it’s blogging about Milwaukee happenings).

  4. Dee and Wilson says:

    American Soil! Have you gone to the bathroom yet?

  5. Sara says:

    Hooray! We missed you!

  6. Dee Zimmerman says:

    Our son intro’d me to your site waaaay back when…..have enjoyed your travel updates….will miss them. Welcome back to WI….the land of political turmoil and flushing toilets!

    • Karen says:

      We will continue to blog. Our past travels are still behind by two months, we’ll have plenty to say while in MKE and we may hit the road again in the fall. Stay tuned!

  7. Terri says:

    Welcome back!

  8. Eric Pearson says:

    Glad to see you made it back safely. Hope to see you soon!

  9. Mark Schaefer says:

    Wow. Welcome home. Good luck adjusting to the local culture. Don’t be afraid to eat the local food, but sometimes the Milwaukee water can be risky!

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