Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Additions to the Garden

As a follow up to my previous post about having a tropical garden already in place and beautiful when we arrived in Vientiane, I’ve been adding a few more plants … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 6 Comments

Japanese-Lao Fusion in Vientiane

When compared to a vacation abroad, settling in and living in a foreign country for two years sounds like a long time. It is. And it isn’t – real life … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 6 Comments

Friends Make All the Difference

There is a very nice playground at the Ambassador’s sports field that we often take the kids to. It was constructed a few years ago and it’s pretty awesome as … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 6 Comments

Mixed Week

This week was expected to be somber and exhausting. Somber because September 11th always is, and exhausting because I was home alone with the kids while my husband was in … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 7 Comments

Small Wonders

I bet you’re wondering why I’ve posted so many pictures of a bug? But it’s a beautiful bug, I say. And its damn hot and humid outside and my kids … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 8 Comments

WMB Post: Transitions for Toddlers

As readers of this blog you’re probably happy being regaled with glossy pictures and travel tales with tidbits of real life strewn in between on occassion. Well, at least those … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 8 Comments

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