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Last Gift From The Suburbs

This is a story that has been playing out in the mix of a big move. Late last fall we visited a reclaimed wood seller and came home with a beautiful piece of old timber. 107 more words

Inbetween Places

Weekend moments here and there. Old and new overlap and I am not sure where I belong today.

I don’t usually have a loss of words, but today there isn’t much to say. 29 more words

Abandonment, Spring Flowers, Dusty City

Today was an exceptionally dusty day. Dusty is an understatement. The city is always polluted. Perhaps I felt it more acutely because I am unwell. Or perhaps spring flowers offered a contrast to the usual pollution. 640 more words

City

02.21 — Waiting in the Slush

Note: I am on winter break, traveling Asia. As such, today’s Snapshot has a shorter-than-usual caption in order to save time to maximize my vacation enjoyment (and the potential for future Snapshots from places like Japan, Thailand, and Singapore). 82 more words

China

When Delay Produces a Yes

Dear Friends,

It has been a challenging few weeks. One apartment we had our hearts set on, fell through. Even after giving everything but our DNA sample on the application, the answer was no. 139 more words

02.19 — Snow Along the Canal

Note: I am on winter break, traveling Asia. As such, today’s Snapshot has a shorter-than-usual caption in order to save time to maximize my vacation enjoyment (and the potential for future Snapshots from places like Japan, Thailand, and Singapore). 146 more words

China

New Life

Our jungle gym has a new home! It is set up in a sweet young family’s yard. And so, yesterday a crew came to deconstruct it and take it to be loved by new babies. 277 more words