Moving On...

We are in shanghai now.. staying in a funky servioce apartment.. common grounds are pretty run down but we have a clean and large 2 br apartment and kids love it and have space to move.shanghai is beautiful.. veryu old and very different from…

You want a piece of me?

As some of mou may know but many do not, I have had along-state antagonism towards Disney, thus providing some of my rodent-loving friends and family with great glee and ammunition on this current trip. I knew they were coming. Now here they…

You want a piece of me?

As some of mou may know but many do not, I have had along-state antagonism towards Disney, thus providing some of my rodent-loving friends and family with great glee and ammunition on this current trip. I knew they were coming. Now here they…

HK Disney

Wow. what a couple of days... will try to find time to put it all together.. yesterday spent most of the day alone with the kids at OPcean park, an amusement park in HK, right outside of town.. stunning place built into a mountain overlooking…

Checking in from Hong Kong

Hong Kong is incredible. Coming here from Beijing is like stepping from the Second World into t e first, leaping from early 20th century to late 21st. I feel like such a country mouse here – “golly, pa, they have iron horses here!”We…

Tom in town... off to Hong Kong

My friend Tom is here for a few days packing up his stuff and closing down his house. Things are not going well for his wife, Cathy. She is at her parents’ home in Portland and is very sick. I spent a good chunk of time last night and all…

Polite pirates

Jacob and Caroline Madden lined up for a relay race last week. Susan Price writes: The story about jacob quoting that puppy poem? then laughing? totally sounds like my niece again...sounds like someone might like caroline! one day emma came…

Should I be proud of Jacob for this one?

Slam Managing Editor Susan Price writes: Ok, so that girl getting in jacob's face about winning and him hitting her? i know kids shouldn't hit (or adults for that matter) but i love how he fought for his team! love it! i can hear my sister…

Chaoyang Park - Eli healed

We visited Chaoyang Park on Saturday to celebrate Eli's visit with Dr. Ma, who declared him healed and said he didn’t have to come back unless we saw anything we didn't like. Hip hip hooray! I heard…