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Change Of Focus For The Website

I am planning to change the focus of this website from my family to my career involving  information security.  Since this website started, social media has grown and most people who are interested in me and my family keep up-to-date on Facebook.  If you know me either in person or through the internet even if it […]

10 year anniversary

10 years ago today, on December 8, 2012, Susan and I met Emily for the first time in the lobby of the Lakeview Hotel in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China.  I found my blog post from that day. “Flew to Nanchang (capital of the province of Jiangxi, where Emily was). Met our adoption guide at the Nanchang […]

Somewhere Between: Radio Interview on PRI’s The World (November 15, 2012)

Click on the Play button to listen (approximately 5 minutes, 30 seconds).  A radio interview on today’s The World (a program on many U.S. public radio stations).

Rollercoaster Adventure

Emily decided to take it up a notch this weekend by trying a rollercoaster that goes upside down at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vallejo). She had her friend from school next to her to meet the challenge. Afterwards, Emily said it was fun but won’t be going back on any time soon.

Emily’s Dance Show – 12/15/2011

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloweeen! This year, the girls ventured out a little more with friends and did more than their usual once around the block trick or treating.

First Day of Kindergarten

Here are a few pictures from Megan’s first day of Kindergarten on August 16, 2011 (along with a few pictures of Emily). Emily started 4th grade a week earlier. Click on the picture of Megan to get to the photo album. Megan is slowly getting use to Kindergarten. Susan is responsible for dropping her off […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the year of the rabbit. Here’s Megan dressed up for school today.

Chinese New Year Party

On Sunday, I drove the family to Corte Madera (about 12 miles north of San Francisco) for the Northern California chapter of Families with Children from China’s (FCC) Between Two New Years Party. The two New Years are January 1st and Chinese New Year. FCC is made up of families who adopted children from mainland […]

Megan’s School Pictures – November 2010

Click on the picture to see all three pictures from the photo shoot.