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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Nostalgia # 3 - Blue House

My son surprises me sometimes with his subtle thoughts about things. Him and I were watching TV the other day and he suddenly said..

EJ: "I wanna go home Dad".
Me: "You are home son"
EJ "No, I want to go home to our blue house."

It amazes me that he still remembers the house that we lived in while stationed in Korea. It's been 6 months since we left that house but the memory is still very vivid to EJ. I recall my final moments in that house. I spent a few hours doing the remainder of our check-out cleaning alone and I actually felt a little heartbroken to be leaving. I was looking down the hallway towards all of our bedrooms and I could hear the kids yelling the screaming "get us daddy, get us" and I could see them running around just like they were really there. I became so overwhelmed with emotions that I actually teared-up a bit. Those will always be some of the best times that we've had as a family. We spent hours upon hours chasing each other around in that house with countless hours of laughter and bonding. The fact that the kids remember it so clearly tells me that they agree.

The pic above is of our family with Mr. Ha(our navy housing manager). He is a really awesome guy and a good friend of our family.

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11 valuable thoughts they wrote, what's yours?:

chubskulit said...

That's one of the many things that I fell in love with you hon. Family is in your top priority. I will always love you for that..

*♥Shydub♥* said...

So sweet naman ng couple natu, Thats really cute came from EJ's mouth.Go back to the blue house.hehe

Ebie said...

Oooh, he really misses those good happy days in Korea...maybe you can visit soon...

SASSY MOM said...

What a smart kid!

Your dedication to your family is admirable. God bless you and your family!

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Rossel said...

I can't blame EJ. He grew up in the blue house and he misses it for sure.

David said...

Aww EJ sounds so cute missing the blue house. I guess it will always be remembered since you spend and built memories in the blue house.

*♥Shydub♥* said...

It EJ who was feeling nostalgic with the blue house back in korea. It's kind of amazing how at his young age still remebers every thing in Korea.

Mine is here http://www.tsangreqz.com/2010/06/nostalgia-3-teachy-moments.html

Mommy Liz said...

I guess, most of the time when you lived in a house with full of loving memories, it's hard to leave and move out. You had wonderful memories there and your your son recalls. You will build more and lasting memories in your new home.

http://www.wrozlie.com/2010/06/nostalgia3-life-was-difficult.html

Dhemz said...

awwwwwww.....I agree, I can't blame EJ as well....I am sure you guys miss that house.

Mine is here. So Nostalgic

momgen said...

What a sweet kid...Good memories really great and cannot be forgotten. Thanks for sharing. I have a late entry too.

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nuts said...

oh, that's so nostalgic.. EJ surely had so much fun in your Korea blue house.

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