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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…
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FAQs About Our Life in China

Hey, thanks for all the emails. I really like hearing from all of you. Remember, I am not reading a blog about your life and I enjoy hearing about what you are up to. Since so many of you are asking so many of the same questions, I now present…
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the mechanics of the move

This picture in no way does the move justice. it is actually from our first, small air shipment. In the rush to get here on time for the big move, we forgot our camera. I never really did get into the mechanics of our move. One of the…
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Mr. Lee the cook debuted last night

Here's mr. Lee, in an old picture, from our first visit. Same kitchen but it looks a little different now. The girl is Claire Moy, Kathy Chen's daughter and in my estimation one of the cutest kids in the world not related to me. She's…

Two good articles and some classic pictures

The links are long, but you can just click on them, I do believe. You have to do a free registration, but you should all be registered at the wash. post anyhow.i really can't believe Bush won reelection. How lame does kerry seem in a bit of…
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I am now a sports columnist...

I just took a gig as sports columnist for That’s Beijing. It’s an English language monthly that seems to be quite well read by the expat community. It’s basically like Time Out for you New Yorkers except it’s monthly, not weekly. You…
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Settling into the crib -- pics corrected, I think

I tried to go around the house and take pictures with Anna in the foreground, but was only partially successful in capturing the house. But it looks great. Our stuff fits in well and for the most part we did a good job in terms of…

Responding to comments...

Not sure how many of you are reading the posts, so I thougth I would post a cpouple wiht replies ( remember, I can not read the blog or comment directly there). the first one comes from becky's sister beth, who is a family doc in eugene, OR.…
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Some pics of the house and car...

Still far from the best pictures, as we settle into our new house. But here are some long-awaited images (at least by some of you), including Mr. Dou with our Jeep Cherokee. We will get our driver's licenses soon, which will be quite liberating,even…

Some going away pics from home...

A lot of you have been hammering me for more pictures. We've been too busy to take many lately and we forgot the camera on our crazy zoo trip. I'll be back on it, soon, But in the meantime, here's a few from our final days in Maplewood.…
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To answer your questions...

This is the photo on my Chinese press pass. Glad I like it. The shot on my Riviera ID card was taken in our final, sleep-deprived 100-degree, stress-filled days at home and you can see all that in my baggy, bloodshot eyes and bewildered…