Signing Off ... the column

THE EXPAT LIFEJUNE 26, 2009, 11:45 A.M. ET Signing Off Having achieved closure after a return visit to Beijing, Alan Paul bids readers farewell. By ALAN PAUL This will be my final…

MJ Tribute

Wow, this is weird. I have really not paid a while lot of attention to the coverage of Michel Jackson and his death. He passed away the night before we left for Idaho. I thought it was sort of odd and unfair that Farrah got overwhelmed by him.But…

Idaho pictures

Jacob and I rock climbed a 1,000-foot face. I'mnot sure how, either.He was never scared.Sawtooth Lake, high altitude alpine lake... great use of the self timer, with camera held up by twigs.Double rainbow.Anna on her sixth birthday.Sunset from…