Archive for the 'family' Category

We’re just like the Brady Bunch

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Courtesy of my mom. Enjoy!

spread the love

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

i’m fortunate to know some really amazing and selfless people, and am proud to say i’m related to a few of them… after visiting ethiopia, my cousin, justin, started a project to build a school in a remote villages he visited called Gendaweha Gabriel. I’m really in awe of what he’s accomplished so far, and […]

The Week In Review

Monday, November 5th, 2007

This week I learned several new things: A cardiac arrest is not the same thing as a heart attack. The food at Mt. Sinai is excellent (note: this was second hand information as I did not taste the food myself) If you have a pacemaker you can or cannot stand in front of the microwave […]

my parents are home and still cooler than me

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

well, that’s not entirely true. but this weekend my parents celebrated their 30 year anniversary and went to C5 @ the crystal. Mom’s friend, marla, is thinking of going, so mom sent her the following review. i think mom should consider writing professionally. This is the link I found to the menu at C5 I […]

Last China email

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

My parents get home later today, so this is the last email from Mom. I guess I’ll have to get my own life to blog about now.. Too busy in Shanghai to even stop and email. The city is incredible with buildings the likes of which we don’t see at home. And at night each […]

why i am technically challenged

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

as you’ve realized, my parents are in China. so I’ve taken over their house. there’s no food in the fridge, no annex fun in walking distance, nor are my super awesome parents around to talk to. so, you ask, why am i here? that’s easy! dad got a new TV. yes, we’ve entered the 21st […]

one week down…

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Been out of touch due to internet issues but if this gets to you it means we are back in business and have arrived in Chongqing Spent yesterday in Xian Suddenly felt I was in a foreign country. No English and nothing familiar Except Macdonalds and Starbucks and your local Gucci shop. Greeted at the […]

Friday in Beijing

Friday, October 12th, 2007

I’m still in toronto and the ‘rents are still in beijing. They have shopping and touring and culture, and here the phone and cable lines were cut. Sigh. Good morning… 5 Am and cannot sleep Yesterday morning was so interesting. This city is truly amazing. The skyscrapers, construction are endless. And everything is just so […]

well, mom likes china more than india…

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Well, the ‘rents missed voting today. When they asked at the poll where the other people from my household were I told them about their trip. The people at the polling station agreed that my parents should have taken me along (and that they should have voted at the advance poll). Here’s mom’s email from […]

since my mom doesn’t blog, i can steal her material

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

my parents are in China for the next two weeks. here is the first email. So not much to say about Beijing yet. Arrived late yesterday, somewhat comatose, and checked in to a gorgeous hotel All I can tell you is that I have never seen so many skyscrapers or bikes in one city. So […]