Category Archives: Marriage and Kids

Hibernation

Seeing my last posting was back in November and discussing the North American event of Thanksgiving and we are now in the awakenings of spring and celebration of rebirth it seems to be a proper time to chime in and … Continue reading

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Transporting Thanksgiving

This will mark the 4th Thanksgiving I have spent in China, the 3rd in Shanghai.  Last year we decided to try one of the local expat hangouts and it was a good experience, better than the first one we tried … Continue reading

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Family Time

In either troubled times, like the financial meltdown of a couple of years ago, or prosperous times, the giddy excesses that lead to the troubled times, it is easy to lose sight of really matters in life.  The stresses of … Continue reading

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Snipe Hunting: Searching for reason where none exists

Yes, I have been away for awhile, a long while.  Life has an unexpected way of sneaking up on you and, well, happening.  That is not the point of this blog.  Actually this is a very serious topic, a very … Continue reading

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Why I dropped of the face of the planet for a month

For my long time readers or those for the past few months, it was obvious I missed 3 items; my monthly rants for November and December, published on the first of the following months, as well as my annual rant … Continue reading

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New Edition

No, not the boy band from the 1980’s featuring Bobby Brown.  My wife and I welcomed our new daughter into the world this morning and both are resting well and getting ready to meet another day.  Big sister Sophia is … Continue reading

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Halloween and Trick-or-Treating in Shanghai 2009

Another year has come and gone, another season changed, yet this marks a different flavor.  While not my first Halloween in China, and not my daughter’s first Halloween, it was her first in Shanghai and her first honest to goodness … Continue reading

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Kids Milestones

This past month my daughter reached another milestone.  Not a developmental one, or a physical one, or even an educational one.  No, this last month my daughter got her first Barbie doll.  Well, so what, she is a girl after … Continue reading

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Ms. Carney-Nunes touring the nation teaching kids Obama songs

I seldom jump on a news story that is less then 48 hours old, mainly because it takes some time for the facts to come out and things to become more clear.  I have some issues with what The Jamestown … Continue reading

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Priorities: Our Declining Education Standards

Over the course of the month I found a few articles that caught my attention and illustrate how our of wack our social policies are when it comes to dealing with our children.  One of the items comes from the … Continue reading

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