Monthly Archives: May 2014

Haircut #3

Although feeling a bit sick yesterday (see separate post), we had to finally get his hair cut and not going to school makes scheduling so much easier. Initially he was still sleeping from his nap, but by washing time he … Continue reading

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Sick day

Kiddo lightly sick, napping now. He knows the drill, when sick, stay in bed, no screen devices, other than reading on the Kindle. Regular medication and he shall recover soon. It is rare that he gets that sick that he … Continue reading

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Sushi Bar

Our usual sushi spot, but this time we got to sit at the bar. Awaiting Ritsu’s return from a week in Cambodia.

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Rubber band bracelets

This seems to be the current school fad. He brought a first set home from a birthday party last Sunday and quickly found out from other kids in school where to get more. Reminds me of my own school years … Continue reading

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Another outlandish sky this evening

It just keeps getting better … around sunset time I noticed some really sick looking yellow/orange light coming through the windows. I went to the rooftop and got to see my first Vietnamese rainbow: What I did not get to … Continue reading

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Training with the VN olympic kayak team

I just received some more photos from my kayak excursion 8 days ago. Here you can see me (well, mainly my shiny head), having some fun with the olympic ladies who will represent Vietnam in the next summer olympics (I … Continue reading

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Ooblek

Our weekend science project was making ‘ooblek’, which is a very interesting non-newtonian liquid. If you have no idea what either of these things mean, and you are too lazy to google, just wait a few days. Julius and I … Continue reading

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Strangest sunset ever!

Ok, enough with the sunset shots! It was not my intention to have a post about sunsets again so soon, but this evening was a very special one. Never seen the sky like that! After some googling I came across … Continue reading

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More sunset

This evening Julius and I set out specifically to find a great spot to watch the sunset. While riding along the shore it is always fun to look around and watch how at sunset time (when temperatures are dropping again) … Continue reading

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From here to there

One of our neighbors posted this great panorama shot from their rooftop and it is very special to us as it shows in one shot our apartment where we stayed our first month in Vietnam as well as our current … Continue reading

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I’m his homework buddy

Thinking back to my time in 4th grade, I do not recall that parent participation was a thing when it came to doing homework. Now I have the feeling that every other task Julius brings home is some sort of … Continue reading

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Park by night

It is just way too hot these days to go to the park after school. We tried before, only to find out that no one else is that crazy. But after sunset, the local people come out to have food, … Continue reading

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Sunset over Hồ Tây

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Making breakfast

This morning the young men felt like making Japanese style omelet. Without any help.

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Deafening cicadas

This is more of a sound bite than a visual … after sunset the cicadas in the trees around here are getting really into it!

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