So, the election is over, and my guy didn’t win. As a result, I was a bit pouty. But then I remembered this election story from my family’s past and it perked me right back up again. In 1961, (long before I was born) my very pregnant mother woke up on election day andContinue reading “Elections and Amniotic Fluid”
Happy Halloween! Can you guess which one is mine? A correct guess will win you free deluxe accommodations at my house in Taipei (airfare not included). And by deluxe I mean that I might wash the sheets. Maybe. Well, probably not.
This weekend, Noah (age 12) and I found ourselves walking through a night market, just the two of us. I just have to quickly say that some of the nastiest food known to mankind as well as the most horrific smells can be found at Chinese night markets. Nevertheless, I LOVE walking through them. ButContinue reading “A Rather Pathetic Conversation”
Have I ever mentioned that I have four thieving children? They pretty much rob me blind. This, despite the fact that I have tried my darndest to terrify them into law-abiding citizens with every prison scare tactic I could invent. When they were toddlers I would tell them that if they climbed out of theirContinue reading “Thieving Children and the Taxi Driver”
My youngest child was baptized a few weeks ago. It was a beautiful day and a beautiful service. I hope that she will always remember the Sunday afternoon when she was baptized in Taiwan.