Monthly Archives: January 2009

Gong Hei Fat Choi!

Today is the Chinese Lunar New Year.  I haven’t yet posted about the overabundance of Christmas in Hong Kong, but I will.  However, New Year’s preparations were underway at the same time, and even more seriously.  Entire shops were devoted to … Continue reading

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Let’s have a look out the picture window today…..

I did not go outdoors today. 

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Another cold day

Today I seized the moment yet again when it was sunny and the temp was +1F/-15C, and took a walk.   I bundled up like crazy and was out for over an hour without feeling too cold except for my face.  … Continue reading

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How cool is this?

I think saying "unicycle hockey" sounds cool even if you don’t know what it is.  What’s really cool is to go and watch it.  On my first evening in Hong Kong, we took the MTR (the train) to Kowloon (Jordan … Continue reading

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O Happy Day!

Is there anything else to blog about today, really?  I am usually pretty jaded about politics, and even I got all choked up today watching the inauguration.  (Until we lost the internet, and 75 kids started squirming.  Then I ran … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different

Snow, that is 🙂 Today I got to take a walk for the first time in a week.  It was about +18 out so I seized the moment.   Of course, it had started to snow again. See how Muggsy’s fur … Continue reading

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Thanks to Andrea

Late this afternoon I was cold, tired, cranky and hungry after moving Eli into his new apartment, dropping Roya off at a bus that came almost an hour late, and finally showing up at Willy Street Coop just as it … Continue reading

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