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2009/06/25 Eric’s return from China

With Eric returning after over 20 months in China, our family went out to the airport to meet him.  His friends were there before us.

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When Eric showed came through the international arrivals doors, our sons jumped over the divider in a rush to greet him.

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After Eric’s long flight, he had a few words with his friends and made appointments to see them later in the week.

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To celebrate, we knew our sons would enjoy a good dinner.  Our usual preferences is for Asian buffets, but since Eric hasn’t had good western food in a long time, he opted for Jerusalem Restaurant.

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The selection of meats, stews and fish was broad.  Returning from a third world country, fresh salads and uncooked vegetables were a change.

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Everyone made multiple trips for a little taste of variety of foods.

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At home, Eric unpacked some clothes as gifts.   The cartons shipped on the slow boat from China were expected some weeks later.

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While Eric had rearranged the bedroom furniture while Adam was away in China, he found the arrangement much the same as when he left.  He would eventually go on a redecorating spree.

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