Category Archives: Random Stuff

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour

  I saw my first “big’ concert in Hong Kong. Prior to that I’d only seen two concerts, both in small venues in Boston. But both the concert in HK and the concerts I went to in Singapore were indoors. … Continue reading

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A lusty podcast

I promise we’ll get back to Singapore content very soon. I’ve been exploring all the amazing Christmas displays this year and can’t wait to share the pictures. Once my laptop’s SD card starts to work. In the meantime, my first … Continue reading

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Better

In my last post from about two months ago, I was pretty depressed. Understandably so, given the crappy year I’ve had, health-wise. Things are better.  It’s been a slow process, but they’re improving. Hair Losing a lot of hair was … Continue reading

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My head is spinning

I don’t think I ever imagined a month like the one we just had.  Over the course of November we had Elanor’s Birthday party at home Elanor celebrated her birthday at school with cupcakes We had a parent/teacher conference about … Continue reading

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I hate goodbye

I hate that this time next week my friend Emily will no longer live in Singapore.  I’m happy that her family is moving on of their own choice.  I’m happy that it is the right decision for their family.  I … Continue reading

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A tale of two readers

Last week marked Ravi’s and my eighth wedding anniversary (and our 5th we’ve celebrated in Singapore).  Ours is a love story of Star Trek and Babylon 5, of travel, and of Boston.  But it is also a love story of … Continue reading

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And Tango makes a banned book

Dear “concerned parents” who challenge this book I too, am a parent.  I too have had my children bring over books that I am not comfortable with them reading at their current ages.  The difference between you and I is … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Oh blog, how I’ve missed you so! If you follow me on facebook, you know that my hard drive crashed not long after I got back from Cambodia.  But it is fixed and I am back, so all is well … Continue reading

Posted in Education, medical, Permanent Residency Process, Random Stuff, Singapore, Theater/Shows/Events, With Kids

Four

Four things in my house that are very American American breakfast cereal Giant framed poster of Boston, including Fenway Park (where the Red Sox play baseball) Bureau or giant US King Bed (because our armoire is overfull) My 2 year … Continue reading

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Waiting for PR…

It was difficult to hear that it would take at least four months to get an answer on our PR application.  I talk a good game, but it was a rough 4 months waiting for April to finally roll around. … Continue reading

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