Monday, September 5, 2011


August 22nd was our first day of school.  It's our first time to be at a regular school. Jojo is in 5th grade with 19 kids in his class. Boom-Boom is in 2nd grade with 25 kids in his class! We love being at Roanoke Valley Christian Schools (RVCS). Since we live at Shenandoah Baptist Church's missionary house, we only have to cross the street to go to school. We look forward to recess and snack time. We like having classmates but we don't like homework.

Here we are at our first day of school. Jayjay is sad because he can't go to school with us yet.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Catch-Up Post

Well... It's been eight LONG months since the last posting. Jojo and our mom has not been doing too well keeping up with this blog. Life is crazy with school and ministry, and plenty of traveling.

Here's what happened these past several months.

Our neighbor got a new bunny pet and they let us borrow and play with it for a few hours. We begged our dad to buy us one but his answer was... Nope! Oh well.

Jayjay and mommy went to the Philippines to visit Papa and Mama Taquiso (our mom's parents) for a couple weeks. We wish we got to go with them but we couldn't afford the plane tickets and we had to do school.

The highlight of the month was being able to go to a watermelon patch. The watermelons were so huge! Two of them were 25 lbs combined. It was a hot day but boy! The watermelons were so juicy and sweet.

Every so often, our moms would take us biking to the railroad tracks in the afternoons. It's about half a mile behind our place. We like living out in the country.

Every year on May 1st, a village in our town celebrates a rocket festival. They launch rockets made of PVC pipes with home-made gun powder. They do a contest of which rocket stays up in the air the longest. 

Two awesome things happened! We took our annual family trip to the beach and we flew back to America for our scheduled ministry furlough. 

We are having a blast with our American friends.

For almost two weeks, our parents were in Pennsylvania for some training. We stayed with friends in Virginia. We had a lot of fun with the McFalls family. We swam in their pool almost everyday, hang out with friends, went to the library, and a picnic at the Roanoke star.

We got to tour the Hershey Factory in Hershey, PA.

The Amish country in Lancaster, PA

The Civil War battlegrounds in Gettysburg, PA

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

I Love Being an American

The things I like about being an American is that we have freedom. There is plenty of fresh air. There is a language I can understand and all the friends I have. But few things in America are cheaper than things in Thailand. My friends are 10 Thais out of 5-8 Americans.

- Jojo

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

My Toys

I have lots and lots of toys, but I play with only a few of them at a time. Here is a list of them:
trains, planes, legos, building blocks (bricks), cars, guns, and dominoes. Some listed are least played with. I still have more I haven't listed, so I don't play with them. I would like to give 'em away.

Friday, December 17, 2010

PK Fellowship, December 2010

The pastor's kids fellowship was last week. It was not what I expected, though. I thought it would be in a park like others were in the past. Games with singing, eating, and more games. But was in a church and with less games and singing. It was fun though, and O.K. I even got to see my friends! I didn't eat much, though.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Yesterday's Sand Battle

This is us with Art and Film

It wasn't my fault that it happened to turn into a disaster. We were racing, then Film (my thai friend) started it. We all were playing in the sand, until Art (another thai friend) threw a cup of sand in the air then poof! a nuclear-like form was made when it hit the ground. Then we did it over and over again. We started filling a bag with dirt, and then we threw it, but it broke. Then it got worse, a bottle of dirt was thrown, forming a trail. We filled it again and threw it .Well, I stopped first and went home to shower just to finish and dress to eat.

Jayjay stayed behind and guess how he looked... HE WAS COVERED IN DIRT!!! Our mom had to scrub HIM HARD!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

I Were A Bible Character...

If I were a Bible character, I would be Joseph. I would have a new cloak, get thrown in a pit, save Egypt from a famine, see my family again, and live happily again.

I want to be Joseph because he gets a nice cloak. He also gets more respect from his father.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

My Favorite Class

I love my Reading class. It's my favorite and the easiest class for me. The work texts are easy and you read only during the first half of the class. When I read the stories I get excited until the end.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

I Love Kite Flying

Hi! Remember me? I'm Jojo. Like I said, I'm your new blogger. Today is about my
kite flying. I have a big kite.

My favorite past time is kite flying.The kite is big , as long as my height. My kite looks like a jet with a pilot. If the wind is strong, I can fly it. My dad takes my brothers and me to the airfield at a factory compound.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

I'm Three and I'm a Coffee Drinker

I liiiiiikke coffee! I like to sip from Daddy's iced coffee and from Mommy's hot coffee. Don't get me wrong, I still drink a whole load of milk everyday but I just really like coffee. Today, I stole my Mommy's mug and drank all of half of the coffee that was left in it. When it was finished I said, "Mommy, my coffee is gone! More please!"

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