Category Archives: Boston

Boston and Singapore are the same place

It occurred to me while home that in some ways, Singapore throughout the year and Boston in winter are the exact same place. Weather The weather is often so extreme that people stay indoors.  In Singapore we complain that it … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday-US Trip (detail photos)

These are pictures of little details from the trip.  Another post will picture people and places. *New Reader FYI–Your first comment will be held in moderation.  If you’ve had an approved comment in the past, it will appear immediately*

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Boston, you’re my home

If you want a rehash of the tragic events of last week in Boston, from the Marathon bombing to the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, go elsewhere. I can’t do it. Every conversation I’ve had for days has gone “Why? I … Continue reading

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I have no words

There are plenty of places where you can follow the news updates about the tragedy of the Boston Marathon.  I can only tell you that this is a tragedy that hits incredibly close to home for me. Between 1997 when … Continue reading

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Elanor is 4

My darling Ellie, Happy fourth birthday.  May you always embrace the world as fearlessly and with as big a heart as you do today. Love Mommy PS-Stop calling me mother-it’s freaking me out.

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Canobie Lake Park

One of the things I did during our last week in Boston was to take the girls to Canobie Lake Park with my friend Aimee and her son, and my friend Kate and her daughter.  I’ve posted a few still … Continue reading

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Pictures from Boston

I know you’re probably ready for me to stop talking about Boston already.  I mean this is supposed to be an expat blog, right?  Soon, my darlings, soon.  Just a few more posts. Today I’ll take you on a tour … Continue reading

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