Life Lessons from Overseas: The Sanity-Saving Power of Travel
Life Lessons from Overseas / Travel

Life Lessons from Overseas: The Sanity-Saving Power of Travel

Missing something?  Check out past Life Lessons from Overseas columns: an introduction, culture shock, making friends part I, making friends part II. It’s somewhat disappointing when it turns out that living overseas is not just one nice long 2 year vacation. I mean, you would think that living in a city that attracts tourists and backpackers … Continue reading

Baby / Family

Will’s Nai Nai

Some people may look at the truly absurd number of photos I take of Will and assume that I am just totally off-the-rails nuts about preserving my son’s baby-ness for posterity. This is actually only partially true.  I love taking pictures of Will because he’s my son and because I think he’s just about the … Continue reading

Baby / Thoughts / Travel

Everything I need to know about parenting I learned in Bangkok…

…or something like that.  We’ve got a quick, unedited post here for you today.  We’re back from vacation, home in Chengdu.  I’m not going to lie, I wish we were still in Bangkok.  Partially because, well, its Bangkok (seafood! shopping! great weather! great people!) and partially because Bangkok taught me a lot. I hadn’t even … Continue reading

Baby / Family

Will and his “Ahyee”

Technically Chris’ sister is Will’s “gugu” and my sister is Will’s “ayi” but owing to family tradition, “ahyee” rolls off the tongue more easily and so we are sticking with it.  Our trip to Thailand was Kathleen’s first chance to meet Will and I loved getting these shots of them together.  Plus its fun having … Continue reading