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Lakeview Hotel

I learned this morning that the Lakeview Hotel in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China no longer exists. The hotel was purchased by new ownership in 2007 who closed the hotel for renovations but then decided to demolish the 4 star hotel instead and replace it with a brand new 5 star hotel. We first met Emily in […]

Citizen of the Month

Emily was awarded Citizen of the month at her elementary school.

July 4th

Here are some pictures from the 4th of July.

4th of July Eve

Here are some pictures from the HOA clubhouse kiddie pool and at dinner at a Chinese restaurant on July 3.

Anniversary Weekend

Today is our 11th wedding anniversary so my sister is house sitting our house and watching the girls. Susan and I are getting away for a Saturday evening to the San Francisco bay area. Though we will miss the girls, it’s nice to get away once in a while. A chance to eat in a […]


On May 3, I was chosen by the board to be the Chief Financial Officer and a Board Member of Families with Children from China (FCC), Northern California chapter. So you’ll be seeing me and my family at more FCC events for the next few years.

Orphanage Pictures

I spent the afternoon going through pictures of Emily and Megan from 2008 on my computer hard drive and ordering prints on kodakgallery.com An annual routine of mine is to gather a set of 30 pictures of Emily and a set of 30 pictures of Megan from the previous calendar year, place each set into […]

Emily’s School Pictures – March 2009

Click on the picture above for more school pictures of Emily.

Easter 2009

Pictures from Easter 2009 are now online. We went up to my in-laws house in the San Francisco bay area for Easter dinner.

Megan’s Latest School Pictures

Here are Megan’s latest school pictures. Click on the picture above for more.