Monthly Archives: December 2011

Quirks

There are some things that happen in our lives that are absolutely, unexplainable to those who have never lived outside of the US. Often the answer to the big “why” question is, “because we live in China.” And trust me, … Continue reading

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Christmas Time

Merry Christmas to all of you! Our family has been blessed by so many of you. Thank you.

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Death Can Lead to Hope

The news traveled quickly through our community. The man 25 million people called “Dear Leader” was dead.

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Winter Shopping

Yesterday was the coldest day yet of this winter season. My daily weather text (I can only read the high/low temps-the rest is in Chinese) had the high listed at -10 C or 7 F. It doesn’t appear that we … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Story

We have seating for 100 in our restaurant and so we told our kitchen to be prepared to serve 100 people the night of Thanksgiving. We also wanted to be prepared for more than 100, so we asked the kitchen … Continue reading

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