Tag Archives: Singapore

I don’t miss haze

I was on Facebook on Monday and as I often do, I glanced at my timehop (the feature where you see what you’ve posted on that day years in the past). Three years ago the PSI was going up to … Continue reading

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In which I share questions I’m asked every time I go back to the US

***I’m going through my draft posts and finishing them/adding to them to get them out into the world***   My friends and family are well educated about Singapore by this point (some were more educated about Singapore than I was … Continue reading

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Trump Kim Summit

I was on vacation when this farce went down, and I didn’t want to ruin my fun, so I waited to write this. Singapore was suckered. The Trump Kim summit will accomplish nothing but further alienating our former friends. Singapore … Continue reading

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California is starting to feel like home

I didn’t expect to ever say the words California is starting to feel like home. But it does. I like our little house. I have traded the occasional ant infestation and the even rarer roach sighting for the occasional spider … Continue reading

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Changing your address in Singapore

One of the first things I did when we lined up our move was to change our address with Singpost.   I’ve had to go down and follow up with Singpost twice.  The mail isn’t getting forwarded. Which sucks on … Continue reading

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Moving (within Singapore)

We just moved from our apartment of six years, a small single story condo of 80 units, to a whole new world. Our current condo has over 1,000 units, multiple pools, playgrounds, gardens and more. I genuinely feel as though … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015

Halloween is my favorite holiday, and always has been. So I was thrilled to learn that there is trick or treating in Singapore. While there are some condos and neighborhoods that do trick or treating, the motherlode is in Woodlands. … Continue reading

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