Winding down and heading back

We are on the last day of our whirlwind 16-day tour of America, heading back to china tomorrow. We’re in Bay City, staying in Harold and ruth’s house with 10 other people. There are people sleeping (or nor) in every nook and cranny of the…

Holidays in China

I did a bunch of reporting for a WSJ Weekend section piece on celebreating the holidays in Asia. I enjoyed the work and did some good stuff but most of it ended up on the cutting room floor. Here it is, vignette style... some of it would have…

Lots o' photos, NJ division

Good thing a picture is worth a thousand words because I don't have the juice to string too many words together. Lots of new babies, lots of fun...

Final ski photos

As we stumble along on out exhausting but fun trip... This was a great ski trip.. all three kids bought into it whole hog.. Jacob learned to turn and now looks like he is actually skiing.. his teacher was "uncle hill," a really fun guy... he…

skiing photos

All is well here, in the anti-China. Tons of snow. Kids all digging ski school, including anna.

Reunion with Javier Wong

I am working on a more extensive post about our early travels but things are going well though it its exhausting.We are skiing in Colorado with my folks now and having a great time, making it through two days despite eli and anna being up in…

My forum

Well, it's going to be a tough week to get any posting done. I have been busy, busy trying to get ready to leave on Friday. It will be a whirlwind trip and I am trying to get all my i's dotted and t's crossed before departing. That includes…

Old men playing chinese chess

I took this video the day I walked through the "there goes the neighborhood" neighborhood. This was a pretty sweet spot sitting hard between two huge construction sites. It will probably be gone in six months. Then these guys who have probably…

More hoops video

This captures a bit of how agressive Chinese fans were in going for autographs. This was American Rashid Byrd, whom they really don't care much about. You should have seen them going after Yi Jianlin.