In this 4th grade class there are kids from Jordan, Iraq, Palestine, Pakistan, Germany, France, Belgium, Sweden, Korea, Ethiopia, Australia; and then there is one lone American. Way to represent, Elizabeth!
Here are my kids this morning–headed off to school: They’re the only kids in the entire world that are still in school. AND, they don’t get out until June 18th. That’s ten whole days away!Continue reading “Off to School”
Cecily had to do a big project or the school wouldn’t let her graduate. This video is the result. Yeah, she’s got skillz.
I live in a country of contrasts. Jordan has some incredible wealth, but it also has some sobering poverty. I realize, of course, that this is a sign of a third world country–wealth, poverty, but very little middle class. However, I don’t really think of Jordan as third world–it seems to be more of anContinue reading “Contrasts”
One great thing about living abroad is picking up languages; or as quite often is the case, bits and pieces of languages. Occasionally, these bits and pieces make their way into our everyday English conversations and become part of our family’s everyday lingo. Here are three of the SixAbroad family’s favorite words: Capace: (pronounced cu-paw-chay)Continue reading “Three Words, Three Languages”
Note: The real purpose of this post is to show Cecily’s prom pictures to her grandmothers. Grandma’s really get into this kind of stuff. This weekend was the American Community School’s Prom. Before the big event, the superintendent and his wife invited a bunch of students to come to their house and take some pictures.Continue reading “Prom”