Category Archives: Random Stuff

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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Siam Ah (Singapore’s answer to flappy birds)

I never got addicted to flappy birds–I’m too busy crushing candies.  However, I know the addiction was widespread, and some of you may be finding yourself in flappy birds withdrawal.  But there is a cure–or rather a new addiction just … Continue reading

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Calling all fellow bookworms…

I have started a new blog to do book reviews, snarking books, and all sorts of reading/book fun. Come visit me at Be Quiet! Mommy’s Reading…

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4 years in, I still don’t speak metric

Today I’m home with a sick child.  Little Rhi started running a fever last night–nothing serious, clearly just another one of those lovely viruses that are part of having kids in school. Sick Rhi The thing is when I need … Continue reading

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How do they say “hello” in your language?

One of the more awkward questions I’m asked in the US is some variation on “What language do they speak in Singapore?”  It’s actually a perfectly understandable question, and something I might ask if I didn’t know much about a … Continue reading

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