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Yearly Archives: 2011

Christmas time is here!  Hooray!! Joy to the world!!!  I love Christmas time, and couldn’t be happier to be celebrating this festive season!  Vince Guaraldi’s Charlie Brown Christmas album has already played countless rounds on our ipod.  Our lovely friend, Chelsea, arrived on Friday afternoon, just in time to help with decorating! I purchased an […]

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Making a big life change, such as moving to a new country (say, China!) is certainly enough to make one extra reflective about life.  There have been plenty of ups and downs  throughout our transition to Shanghai, and I have been stretched and tested in ways I’ve never expected.  That being said, I have found […]

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China is one of those places you sometimes have to look to find beauty.  I find that we’re appreciating the little things even more, which is always a good thing…

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Since moving to Shanghai my interest in cooking has reawakened.  This is especially surprising given that we have the ugliest little blue kitchen in the world.  Bleh!  Hardly a room you want to spend time in.  I’ll admit, for me, it was loathe at first sight. However, I am slowly adjusting to our kitchen, and […]

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One of the highlights during Mom’s visit was our outing to Yuyuan Gardens.  Nestled in the center of the Shanghai’s sprawling metropolis, these ancient buildings and lush gardens offered a tiny pocket of peacefulness. After the Cultural Revolution, little is left in the way of longstanding or traditional architecture in Shanghai.  In fact, if you […]

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