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

Monthly Archives: January, 2013

$5 Helps Save 2 Lives

It is not often that I solicit donations for fundraising campaigns but sometimes there are causes and places and people that tug on that call to duty of giving voice … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

THE Best Noodles in Vientiane

The charm (and occasional frustration) of living in Vientiane is that the good stuff doesn’t necessarily always jump out at you. They can only become known with time and trial, … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 9 Comments

Cuteness Update

With job applications submitted and big loud Lao-style outdoor party thrown, time to catch up here on this blog. I kind of enjoy the waiting phase of a job search, … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

“Traveling As A Mom” post on WMB

“Traveling with children gives me a blank slate in which to view the world, transforming me into a teacher. I may not know everything, but the little I do know … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

What A Clear Day Brings

So this is what healthy feels like! I guess I had resigned myself to a state of feeling bad that it became the standard for normal, but waking up early … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

Ending 2012 in Bangkok

When I first learned that we would be living in Vientiane, Laos, for two years, I excitedly thought “Great! We’ll be able to zip off conveniently to the many wonderful … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · 7 Comments

Christmas in Bali

If we couldn’t be with family during Christmas, then I made sure we spent the holiday with friends who are like family to us. Long time friends from my Singapore … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · 4 Comments

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