Skylines, Crispy Pig Ears, Soup Dumplings, Dinosaur BBQ —NYC and Me

We just got back last night from a whirlwind trip to NYC to see our son, Micah, who is an MBA student at Columbia.  I can not say enough about our trip and trust me---there will be lots of posts highlighting the sights and sounds of the city.  I was a little nervous about going for some reason but once we go there it was fabulous.  Simply fabulous.  I love the city and I can not wait to go back.  Maybe it was because we had not seen him since May and I was missing him.  Maybe it was just that … [Read more...]

Outstanding

Another Daily Prompt post was fodder for today's ramblings on It's Just LIfe. When was the last time you really stood out in a crowd? Are you comfortable in that position, or do you wish you could fade into the woodwork? This prompt was actually a pretty easy one for me.  Last year my sweet hubby took me on a fabulous vacation with the final leg landing us in China, Shanghai to be precise.  It was a work trip for him but we also were able to fit in some sightseeing during the visit. One … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

You know that slippery slope??? I think I just found it....in Shanghai of all places.   … [Read more...]

Teapot Tuesday—China Style

On our recent trip to China I found an adorable teapot and cup set.  Red, small, ideal.  I love it and of course Chris bargained with them to get it at a better price.  It was the first sale of the day and that is a big deal ---they like to reward you if it is their first sale of the day....or so they say!!!   Anyway--here it is --straight from China!!!         … [Read more...]

Andy Winds Down His Overseas Adventure

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