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    The Pacific Northwest: The best place on earth (+ bear sighting!)

    by  • August 9, 2009 • anniversary, British Columbia, Canada, food, friends, photography, Seattle, summer, vacation, Vancouver, wedding • 1 Comment

    posted by Sarah Last week, we took a trip to Vancouver to scout out an apartment (which we found and want YOU to come visit us) and had some fun and diverting events along the way. About an hour after setting off, a tire blew out on the freeway. Joel got his first “real life” […]

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    Happy 牛 Year! (a little Chinese humor)

    by  • January 1, 2009 • China, christmas, food • 1 Comment

    posted by SarahIt’s a bright sunny (and cold!) New Year’s day here in Hangzhou, and we both have the day off, half of which we have already squandered by sleeping in. Outside it’s quiet, as most people also have the day off, so normal activity is at a minimum – even our banana seller across […]

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    it is entirely possible…

    by  • November 25, 2008 • China, food, Thanksgiving • 3 Comments

    …to cook an entire Thanksiving meal for 10 people using a toaster oven and hotplate. Sadly, no pictures were taken to commemorate the event, save one of the apple tart (1 of 2), which will now be shown here. apple frangipane tart featuring:– real Washington granny smith apples!– almond frangipane (kind of like marzipan)– buttery […]

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    More Shaoxing

    by  • November 6, 2007 • China, food, Shaoxing • 5 Comments

    posted by Sarah This past weekend we hosted our friend SuJ’n, who’s travelling around China for a month before going on her way to teach English in Korea for about 6 months. It was a great time to relax and see an old friend, and get to see the touristy parts of the city that […]

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