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March 10, 2006

Lessons Learned: Don’t Judge a Book By It’s Cover

We all have this bad habit – forming an opinion about someone in 60 seconds after looking them up and down for a short moment, sizing them up. Or by just listening to their voices/accents. Staying at a backpackers affords one the opportunity to meet a lot of fun people, […]
February 28, 2006


We have been so fortunate to acquire such an eclectic group of friends. During the last months as we’ve prepared for our move, we’ve had a lot of time to delight in our friendships. And during this last week, our friends have been there to take care of us – […]
February 20, 2006

The Kidlet Gang

Last night we had dinner with the ‘kidlet’ gang. This refers to a group of my long-term close friends of whom the majority now have kids. They are my west coast family — I’ve been friends with them since I moved to SF in 1989. We know each other’s families; […]
January 15, 2006

It’s Coming Together

The pieces are starting to fall into place. We’ve agreed upon the freight company and picked the dates we want to pack and load the container (February 21 & 22) and we’ve picked our fly-out date: February 28th. This all finally gelled when our dear friend Daniel decided when and […]