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Link Roundup – January 13, 2022

We have exactly three weeks left before we return to the Philippines, and we’re trying to stay as careful as possible because of the logistics involved with international air travel. My mom’s friend came from Korea to attend her niece’s wedding in the US, but she caught covid before the wedding so she couldn’t attend. […]


Link Roundup – January 4, 2022

Happy New Year! We had a smaller than planned New Year’s Day celebration with just my immediate family and my parents due to covid. Every year on New Year’s Day, my family observes a Korean tradition called Jesa, which is a memorial ceremony for deceased ancestors. There are traditional foods, fruit, wine, and rice cakes […]


Link Roundup – December 21, 2021

It’s been a crazy week for the Philippines and our island of Palawan, as it was directly hit by Hurricane Odette (known as Rai internationally), a Category 5 hurricane that did devastating damage. Due to the location of our island, it’s typically spared from the worst effects of hurricanes compared to the rest of the […]


Link Roundup – November 29, 2021

Charlie and Olive got their second doze of Pfizer yesterday! We had been looking forward to this day for so long and can all breathe a little sigh of relief. We couldn’t have had a better experience at CVS, and I am so grateful for free and easy access to covid vaccines that we wouldn’t […]


Link Roundup – November 16th, 2021

We’re already been in the US for 21 days! The first two weeks we were recovering from jet lag and didn’t do much other than running errands. We needed haircuts, health checkups, dentist appointments, clothes… lots of logistics after 20 months in lockdown! Charlie and Olive have been visiting Los Angeles every year (other than in […]


Link Roundup – October 25, 2021

We leave for the island capital tomorrow where we will get antigen tests, and then Wednesday we leave for the US! Here are some interesting links from around the web this week! The 10 Most Popular Pioneer Woman Casseroles of All Time via Pioneer Woman H E A L T H F.D.A. Says Pfizer Vaccine’s Benefits […]


Link Roundup – October 15, 2021

It’s been a week. We had a big typhoon that caused our wifi to go down for three days and the power to go out for almost 24 hours. Then we had one day without rain, and I found an abandoned 8-week-old kitten by the cemetery — I’ve rescued many puppies and kittens from the […]

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