Shout out today to new bloggers Laura and Bob of The Two Who Wander. I am so glad I happened to run across their little corner of the blogosphere. They are recent retirees who have invited us to share this new chapter in their lives and to tag along on their adventures across the USA....more
I went for my first run in six months on Saturday morning. I started grinning about half a block from home, kept on grinning through about three and a half kilometres of pounding feet and aching chest, and then felt the tears come when I caught sight of home. My body was ready to be finished (and it would punish me mercilessly in the following days). But me? Some part of me is still out there. Rocking out to Jay-Z and Kanye's Otis and freaking out my neighbours.......more
My dad enjoys food of all kinds, and as a result, many of our family gatherings involve eating out. People often comment, “Your father must know a lot of good Chinese restaurants.”
Yes, he knows a lot of good restaurants – and not just Chinese.
One of my best friends in elementary school was from Hong Kong. Her family had moved to Canada when she was 3 years old, so she had a little bit of an accent, but her English was great. Her mother, on the other hand, did not speak English....more