• China part deux

    by  • August 16, 2011 • 3 Comments

    So this is Shanghai.

    Hello. We’re going to try and revive the site as Joel is going to be leaving for China this Thursday! He will be first stopping in Beijing for a conference before moving on to Ningbo for several months doing research for his dissertation. Wish him safe travels! In the meantime, I (Sarah) will be here […]

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    Book Readings: Sects, Love, and Rock & Roll

    by  • December 6, 2010 • 0 Comments


    These past few months have been ultra busy for Joel because…. wait for it… he published his first book: Sects, Love, and Rock & Roll! Here’s the cover in all its published glory: New York Joel got his first shipment of books while we were in New York, so he had the good fortune to […]

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    New York, New York!

    by  • October 20, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Wedding NY

    Back in October we had the honor to enjoy a fabulous trip to the Big Apple for Joel’s sister’s wedding (Kendal) to her beau of 6 years, Austin. It was an action-packed 4 days of Manhattan living and, since it was Joel’s first time to the city that never sleeps, we also slept a little […]

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    Summer is Finally Here

    by  • June 29, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Summer has come to Vancouver! That’s all. I just didn’t want Marmaduke to be the first thing people see on this blog any more. It’s my fault that we don’t update this blog much any more, and we never sent out a Christmas update last year! We’ll get it together this year.

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    Yes, It’s Marmaduke

    by  • April 17, 2010 • 0 Comments

    You may recall that when we first moved to Vancouver, we stumbled across the filming of the Marmaduke movie. Well, it’s coming out soon. If the movie were what the first 20 second of this trailer makes it appear to be — an adaptation of hundreds upon hundreds of one-panel cartoons in which the punchline […]

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    The Susan Boyle of China?

    by  • April 13, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Hello friends and well-wishers! Long time no anything on this blog! We owe you quite a few updates, but in the meantime, check out this great video of the “Wet Market Auntie” singing “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art!”

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    We Are Still Here

    by  • November 12, 2009 • 0 Comments

    by Joel We don’t have any recent pictures of ourselves or Vancouver, so here’s a great picture of the harbor from the flickr user “ecstatiscist,” licensed by Creative Commons. I commented once to some friends that there’s a pattern that happens whenever somebody of our generation moves away from our hometowns, or, more usually, the […]

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    by  • September 26, 2009 • 1 Comment

    posted by Sarah Last weekend we went to Steveston, which is a quaint fishing village about 40 minutes south of us. I wanted to to a little bit of location scouting for the video project that I’ll be working on for the next couple of months. Here are some pictures (taken with my cameraphone, they’re […]

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    Sunny Vancouver

    by  • September 17, 2009 • 1 Comment

    posted by Sarah Hello! We were lucky to have a great sunshiney last weekend before the fall gloom set in (today was wet, wet, wet). Here are some pics around our new hometown for your enjoyment! A leisurely Sunday at Jericho Beach (about a 5 minute drive from our place) One of the piers at […]

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