What do YOU see?

Before you think I have gone all perverted, stop. These are actual mascots of events. From top right clockwise: * 1996 Atlanta Olympic mascot “Izzy” * 2008 Spain World Expo * 2010 Shanghai World Expo * 2009 Hong Kong East Asian Games Having lived through and participated in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta I heard […]

How to dress like an American

photo.jpg Originally uploaded by beuk I was going to title this, “How to dress like a Westerner,” but then I realized I am not up to date on the fashion trends of the Europeans (give me ’til tomorrow :) When out on the town we constantly get people noticing BabyG. Now, I know she is […]

Frankie’s Home

Gotta get this post up quick to scoop Rebecca. Frankie is home! After 6 months, 21 days, and more paper work than you can shake a stick at (pun intended) Frankie has once again rejoined our family. He and Gioia get along fine. They kind of ignore each other. Gioia is a lil “over it” […]


Ohhh India… How easy is it to blog about you… My flight to India started out the same way it did when I flew to Shanghai in 2005. YOU WILL BE SPRAYED! Dude. I am sorry, but it is just wrong to walk down the aisles spraying stuff over people’s heads. Delhi’s airport is under […]

Shanghai acrobats are nuthin

Shanghai acrobats are nuthin, originally uploaded by beuk. Can you see the family of 4 on the bike? We see this all the time. And to think i paid money to see acrobats do the same thing. I also dragged a bar seat back from the US! Even the commericials here have kids showing where […]

Music and the Move

So, the move to Taiwan did not turn out to be all Guns and Roses (bad pun, sorry. Read on). My 300GB USB disk drive decided it was time to die. Why it could not die BEFORE we moved I will never get a chance to ask it (sob). This was at the same time […]