well my dear friendly readers, its 9:30pm here in tel aviv, israel and we are just shy of two hours from beginning our very long trek back to the US. we have a 12 hour flight to atlanta and then a 5-ish hour flight from there to portland.
can’t you tell every word i write is pregnant and almost bursting with sheer joyful anticipation?
cohen is awake now which i hope translates to lots of sleep in a bit. you know, yesterday we started saying ‘well at least he never adjusted to the time here… that should make it easier for him to go back west.’ and then you know what happened, right? the obvious comedic scene that swiftly followed our hopeful assertions?
yep. he slept through the night last night, proving that it took him exactly one week to fully adjust to the time change- just in time for us to go home. what can i say? this kid’s got great timing.
know what else he’s got? lungs, people. and not just lungs or even Lungs…he possess some serious LUNGS. he’s protesting his incarceration in the stroller right next to me at the moment. shawn’s off in the duty free section of the airport, shopping, i am afraid. even just typing that makes me nervous. he’s been gone exactly 48 minutes now.(not that i am keeping track, mind you) i hate spending money…i am the tightwad of this marriage. let’s say he’s more ‘free spirited’ than i am in that realm…and let’s just say that his being gone so long is making me slightly ‘crazy’ because that also would be fair statement.
ahh…men. (‘nough said)
i can’t write too long or we’ll have no battery for the flight. we are planning on watching (yes, again) the most recent rob bell dvd. and maybe if the stars all align we’ll be watching from business class. when we checked in they told us there was a good possibility of being upgraded. i kinda wish they hadn’t even mentioned it since now about all i can think of (besides strangling my husband if he comes back with a shopping bag) is those stinking big comfy chairs in business class that i have never actually been able to sit in.
anyway, i have pics of manager square and the church of the nativity to share with you and a few more stories and i promise to get to them within a few days.
But until then, MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
and in other news…cohen had only liked bananas and avocado until this trip…but then he decided he LOVES hummus and we thought ‘man our kid has sophisticated taste’ and patted ourselves on the back a little..too much, maybe since the very next afternoon he decided he also LOVES the taste of random coffee tables.