My Little Sister Has a Blog

Well – she’s gone and done it. My little sister has made herself a full blown confessional on the web. She’s without a doubt one of the funniest people I’ve ever met. Word of warning – she’s not the most timid or reserved of young ladies. She’s studying design in a portfolio school in Atlanta after a failed attempt at living in Shanghai, and now is involved with an internship at a well known graphic design studio in New YorkRead more

Brokeback Christmas

My brother and I, at the height of our maturity getting into trouble in a year ’round Christmas shop. But c’mon, who makes Xmas ornaments in the shape of Olympic athletes? Better question – who makes Xmas ornaments in the shape of Olympic athletes without seeing this one coming? Just thought I’d break up the monotony of my recent posts.Read more

2 Live Crew for 5 Year Olds?

So the other day, my Chinese buddy invited me to his kid’s birthday party. Actually it was for his 5 year old and 10 year old (girl & boy respectively). Despite the fact that he’s obscenely wealthy, I had visions of a dozen kids screaming around a flaming birthday cake while the adults got buzzed up in the corner on the spiked punch. Um. Yeah. Wrong. Driving past the gated security in one of the most prestigious (and quiet) neighborhoodsRead more

Quiet in Kuta, Ubud is a Mood

Foreword: As many of you may have noticed, my site was down for about 5 days! I’ve never had that happen, but there was a ‘miscommunication’ with my web host. I won’t vent my frustrations now, but I apologize for that happening. In three years time, that’s never happened. It should be fine now. …… Well after one of the worst landings of my life (on Adam Air), we arrived in Bali. When the plane hit the ground, I literallyRead more

Gettin Poked

That sounded bad. Sorry. Today I got jabbed with a needle twice – once for the flu vaccine and once for a typhoid update. A doctor from Global Doctors was kind enough to come to work to offer vaccines for whoever wanted them. I know what you’re thinking – the flu vaccine has nothing to do with protecting against avian flu. True, however, I’ve heard from a number of ‘professionals’ (in a calm, yet warning tone) that if you’ve hadRead more