A Quick Trip to Hua Hin, Thailand

We are a few short days away from our 2-week vacation for Chinese New Year and I can't wait! A very generous coworker offered up his timeshare in Phuket, Thailand so we will be spending a week there and also taking some time to visit Macau. This will be our second trip to Thailand this …

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It’s Raining! It’s pouring! (our new normal)

There is a big difference between knowing something intellectually and knowing it experientially.  Take the rain in Shenzhen, for instance.  I knew that the city got a lot of rain in the summer, but I hadn't experienced that rain for myself. We got caught in our first rainstorm less than a week after we arrived. …

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Lost in Translation: When the ordinary becomes extraordinarily difficult.

I've sat down to write this blog post 3 times, and each time I struggle to get started.  Each day is a new experience, and what was challenging yesterday is no big deal today.  One week ago, we were trapped outside in a rainstorm and the only way to get from point A to point …

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