Shanghai, China, a worthwhile visit.

The kid and I are back from China!  It certainly was a very interesting and educational visit.  Unlike my past trips, this one was more difficult to blog day-by-day due to the internet restrictions encountered there.  One needs to remember that outside it’s economic boom, progressive building and manufacturing, it’s still a Communist country and…

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Shanghai Spring Break

Friends stared at me like blinking penguins when I said that I was taking Ben to China for spring break.  I guess many people we are acquainted with head to the beach or go camping. Frankly, they are probably right because when I was a kid, spring break just meant a week to run around…

Why, Kauai of course…

I’m on a roll.  Off I went again, this time a long weekend on Hawaiian island of Kauai.  For years I’ve had no problem flying from San Francisco to NYC for a quick weekend with the girls.  I don’t know why it never occurred to me to go the other direction. It turned out that this was…

See you soon, Shanghai!

I’ve been talking about the idea of Shaghai with Ben since last fall.  No particular reason other than it seemed to be a reoccurring theme in shows or things I’ve seen.  My gut felt like it needed to happen so I pulled the trigger, we’re doing it for our Spring Break adventure this Apirl.  Cannot wait!!!

Christmas Road Trip 2014

Ben and I headed to Vegas for Christmas this year.  I don’t celebrate in the typical American Christmas fashion.  I suppose I did while I was married and the kids experience it with their Dad’s family.  Since my only Father passed, the holidays have just seemed…different.  I think I’m still searching for my Christmas. What…