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Chinese New Year on Bainbridge Island 2007

February 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Our family spent Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon enjoying the Chinese New Year celebrations organized by Bainbridge Island Chinese Connection. Demonstrations of traditional dances (mostly minority cultures) by The Melody Institute and Peking opera singers entertained us on Saturday evening. On Sunday the lion dancers amazed us and we came home carrying the girls’ names [...]

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Why I like the Fourth of July

July 4th, 2005 · 3 Comments

It’s America’s birthday today but I have only become fond of the Fourth in the past five years. As a child, Independence Day meant we might get together for a potluck with friends, someone almost always contributing a patriotic dessert of whip cream, blueberries and strawberries in the shape of the American flag. Maybe we’d [...]

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KiDiMu: The Kids Discovery Museum on Bainbridge Island

June 11th, 2005 · 2 Comments

In April, KiDiMu, the Kids Discovery Museum on Bainbridge Island, opened with a fun Rainforest exhibit. Although we don’t usually purchase memberships, we joined the museum after our first visit. I know we’ll be going there at least once a month and it only takes five visits for our family to justify the cost. I’m [...]

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Blogs on Bainbridge Island are rapidly reproducing…

June 11th, 2005 · 6 Comments

In the beginning it was Ted and me. Or so I believed. We were the only ones. But I was wrong. A year ago, I could count the number of island bloggers I knew on one hand. Now, thanks in part to the Technorati feed Mike Houser created, I have a list of two dozen, [...]

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Seen in the high school parking lot

May 24th, 2005 · 4 Comments

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