Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cooking …till I cry.

I’ve tried many things here, learning how to feed my family and even provide some of the comfort foods from “back home” when I can.  Sometimes I’m the one that wants the comfort! My black bean soup that took two … Continue reading

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Same or Different?

A blessing of the world getting smaller is that some items that were not available in China years ago are now here.  Sometimes in a different form or with a different taste or texture.  Sometimes it’s actually the same product … Continue reading

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An Invitation

“Would u go there tomorrow?” read a text we received at 9:35 one night from a local friend who tutored our children in Chinese when we first moved here. “Tomorrow evening 8:00pm is our International Bicycle Competition Opening ceremony, our … Continue reading

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The Golden (haired) Child

Asher probably gets the most “petting” here.  He’s at arm level for many, so as people pass us on the sidewalk or at the bus stop Asher’s blonde head of hair affords the perfect opportunity for patting as they walk … Continue reading

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