• christmas

    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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    Holiday Break

    by  • January 7, 2007 • christmas, vacation • 1 Comment

    Sarah writes: Our cute little Christmas tree in Eureka We had a nice relaxing time over the Christmas break to hang out with family and friends in Spokane, WA and Denver, CO. The first leg of our journey was actually driving 5 hours south to San Francisco to fly out of the Oakland airport to […]

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    Christmas tunes

    by  • December 25, 2005 • California, christmas • 0 Comments

    Sarah’s top ten Christmas songs (in random order): 1. Baby It’s Cold Outside2. Once in a Royal David’s City3. The Holly and the Ivy4. Santa Baby5. Quelle Est Cette Odeur Agreable? (What is this fragrance ’round us wafting?)6. In Dulci Jubilo7. In the Bleak Mid-Winter8. O Holy Night9. Walking in the Air (From the Snowman […]

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    Holidays are tiptoeing in

    by  • December 16, 2005 • California, christmas, holiday • 2 Comments

    posted by Sarah We’re getting ready for travelling. Joel and I will pack our bags with 2 weeks’ worth of supplies and embark on a triangular pattern of flights to Colorado (December 20th-28th), then on to Eastern Washington (28th-4th), then back down to Eureka. A very exciting prospect for all involved. I’ve started tutoring an […]

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