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One Year On...

‘Slow claps’ for me attempting to write a blog post a week. I must’ve been delusional when I came up with that goal. It is politically incorrect to blame Ari? 518 more words

A Straight-Forward-Appearing Pattern Proves Hard

I recently bought a quilt pattern online.  It is a perfect solution for this US citizen living permanently in Ecuador.  The pattern appeared to be something I would enjoy making.   367 more words


Book of Questions III

Here’s the third and final set of questions from The Book of Questions:

053 – If you could use a voodoo doll to hurt whoever you wished, would you use it on anyone? 246 more words


Sunday in Hong Kong

This morning began with breakfast once again in my hotel. This time I put some crunchy flakes (that’s what the little sign said – crunchy flakes – of what I have no idea) on my congee. 692 more words

Hong Kong Protests for Democracy

BBC News: Hong Kong police arrest protesters http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-28122434

I wanted to pass this along. I don’t know yet if any friends were arrested but this seems sad to me. 24 more words



Hi, my name is Guy.
I am 4 years old and I had my owners at hello. I was supposed to be a Westie, it turns out I am my own breed, one of a kind. 167 more words

Settling in

I must be getting used to this place. I went outside a few days ago, it was a mere 40°C (104°F) and I actually thought “It’s not too bad today”! 935 more words