I am planning to change the focus of this website from my family to my career involving Â information security. Â Since this website started, social media has grown and most people who are interested inÂ me and my family keep up-to-date on Facebook. Â If you know me either in person or through the internet even if it […]
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. Â 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 […]
Click on the Play button to listen (approximately 5 minutes, 30 seconds). Â A radio interview on today’s The World (a program on many U.S. public radio stations).
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.
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.
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 […]
Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the year of the rabbit. Here’s Megan dressed up for school today.
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 […]