Category Archives: Back to the US

Life without a maid

I miss my FDW. Adorable but exhausting I don’t miss her because of her amazing cleaning skills (although they were amazing), but the other myriad ways she supported me. If I had a doctor’s appointment, or some other errand that … Continue reading

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Back to School

This was the first week of the 2018/2019 school year for Rhi and Elanor

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Photo Essay–A trip to Disneyland

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Marijuana

Singapore’s attitudes towards drugs are pretty draconian. Some opioids are available via a doctor but when I would’ve been given a stronger pain killer in the US, in Singapore I was made to be an inpatient. (This would never happen … Continue reading

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Homework and Alcatraz

***I’m going back and finishing some posts that were in my started, but never finished file*** Elanor has to do a report on something from California history. She chose Alcatraz (a famous former prison, now a national park) because it … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 8–Milk Bar

My kids are huge fans of the tv show Masterchef Junior, which is a cooking competition for kids 8-12. One of the judges on the show is Christina Tosi, who is the owner/chef behind Milk Bar in New York. Milk … Continue reading

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New York City with kids, part 7–The Bronx Zoo

There are multiple zoos in New York City, but I’d never been to the Bronx Zoo because it was a nightmare to get to without a car. Since I had a car, we picked a day and we drove to … Continue reading

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