Ultimate Christmas Movie List ~ What’s Your Favorite?

I always have the same problem around various holidays. I download to many holiday themed movies, and don’t get them all watched before the season’s spirit has left me empty once again. Halloween is usually the worst. I mean there are literally thousands of semi-adequate, cheesy horror films to feel my Halloween season nights so I have to pick and choose. This year I focused … Continue reading Ultimate Christmas Movie List ~ What’s Your Favorite?

This One Time in . . . China: A Painted Christmas Tree

I’ve had two Christmases in China. The first Christmas, I was a tad massively obsessive compulsive about following traditions from home. The second Christmas, I joined up was dragged along with my Irish and British friends on a Christmas Eve night that is probably not best to describe on a public website that future employers may see. Let’s just say Christmas morning involved a lot of prayer and … Continue reading This One Time in . . . China: A Painted Christmas Tree

Zeemaps – Make Your Own

I did it! I finally mapped most of my travels. To see the map click through this link http://www.zeemaps.com/view?group=766462&x=57.374208&y=34.831024&z=15. You can click on the location markers to see pictures and read a brief summary of my trip. If you would like to make your own map, then go to http://www.zeemaps.com. It’s free and easy. I had so much fun putting this together. Check back often … Continue reading Zeemaps – Make Your Own

Home for the Holidays: Long Lost Friends

I am home for the holidays for the first time in over two years. It was a lot harder celebrating those special days without my family and long established traditions. My China buddies can tell you that I tried really hard to recreate those traditions on foreign soil – another story for another post – and I was religious in Skype/Gift opening requirements with the … Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Long Lost Friends