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The Quest for the Perfect Doormat

You don’t know what you’re going to miss from home until you’ve left home to go live in some other country. Right now, I’d love nothing more than to go to Target and buy a nice doormat made of that tough bristled stuff for our front door. Those things are wonderful. I’ve spent about two… Continue reading The Quest for the Perfect Doormat

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Teething, Typhoons, and Ten Thousand Steps: Moving to Kunshan Part 4

We found our wonderful MixTown apartment last week and finally got the keys last Thursday. This exciting event meant that we could stop living in a hotel room. The biggest issue we’ve had with being in a hotel was that our daughter is teething and she whines in her sleep as her huge molars are… Continue reading Teething, Typhoons, and Ten Thousand Steps: Moving to Kunshan Part 4

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Chinese Scientists Can Make Human-Monkey Fetuses But I’m Not Allowed to Use WeChat Wallet: Moving to Kunshan Part 3 (The “Complete” Guide to Chinese Apps)

I saw a headline today about a part-human, part-monkey combo created by scientists in China. Normally, this sort of thing would draw my interest. I’m really curious about the future of genetic engineering. But, I just got mad because I spent hours trying to set up my stupid WeChat app so I can pay for… Continue reading Chinese Scientists Can Make Human-Monkey Fetuses But I’m Not Allowed to Use WeChat Wallet: Moving to Kunshan Part 3 (The “Complete” Guide to Chinese Apps)