Category Archives: Random Stuff

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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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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