Category Archives: Family

Philadelphia Heartbreak – It Starts Early

Big has a plan to keep Shorty close to home even when he’s grown.  He’s been sitting him down and teaching him how to love our local sports teams.  He figures if he gets Shorty hooked he’ll never want to … Continue reading

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School Form Update

I want to thank all the people who gave me advice and opinions regarding the question asking us to numerically label my child’s racial category on the Kindergarten registration forms.  After reading all that everyone had to say I see … Continue reading

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Race – Now It’s Gone Too Far

Maybe it’s me but does anyone else feel like all the racial categorizing in this country has gone too far?  Yesterday I encountered another taste of what those who are biracial have to deal with in a world that is … Continue reading

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What Would You Do?

Today’s dilemma … If it’s not completely clear that my spouse will garner any career gains from working in China, is giving my child a better education and possibly a more global outlook on life a good enough reason to … Continue reading

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China, Really?

Okay folks so some exciting things going on here and I’m a jumble of anxious panic.  (I know, what else is new right?) So yesterday I turned the big 4-0.  (Yikes!)  That should be drama and anxiety-ridden enough for anyone, … Continue reading

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A Moment

It’s been crazy busy around here.  We celebrated a fourth birthday for some little boy back in early August.  I went a little nutso for the boy’s party but I’ll talk about it another time.  We also celebrated six other … Continue reading

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Marlboro Gram

From three year old Shorty came this gem: “Mom I’m a little bit sick and my voice is sounding a little like a man.  It sounds like Gram’s voice.” Let me clarify this for you … Gram is my mom, … Continue reading

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