JulieLeung.com: a life told in tidepools

pictures and stories from the water’s edge

JulieLeung.com: a life told in tidepools header image 4

Entries from January 2006

Ice follies/where do good athletes go?/hope for a Leung in the Olympics

January 14th, 2006 · 6 Comments

I’m reluctant to admit I’m a fan of figure skating. We’re fans all right, fans as a family. It can’t be denied, only proved by our lifestyle. For example, although we’ve never owned a TV, we borrowed one from my boss in 1992 and 1994 so we could see skating in the Olympics. (now we [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Uncovering a political candidate’s double identity: the latest achievement from the Buzz and the year in blogs on Bainbridge

January 13th, 2006 · 1 Comment

2005 was certainly the year for blogs and online news on Bainbridge Island as information and communication grew in quantity and quality. Cathy Nickum launched Bainbridge Buzz and with co-publisher Althea Paulson and other staff she has invigorated and investigated our community. When then-City of Bainbridge code enforcement officer Will Peddy ran for mayor, the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Introducing the AbiMiEl conference

January 13th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Our daughters now “play conference”. Sure, sometimes they “play house”, with the traditional roles of Mommy, Daddy and Baby. But often I’ve caught them taking turns giving pretend presentations and passing the “microphone” between them. I suppose it’s a sign of our family adventures in the past year, an indication of our vacations and the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Starting with Fire and Blogging in the Bedroom at Northern Voice 2006

January 13th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Last year we had a great time at the first Northern Voice, and I have high expectations for the second! Vancouver B.C., specifically UBC Robson, is where you want to be on Saturday February 11th. And if you liked – or missed – Seattle Mind Camp – give Moose Camp a try on Friday February [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Why art is alive (discovery #2 in a series)

January 10th, 2006 · 2 Comments

The end of 2005 was a rich time of reflection for me. During the weeks in November while I was preparing my proposals for Northern Voice 2006, I read reviews from my “Making Masks” presentation at Seattle Mind Camp, as well as a post from Darren Barefoot commenting on presentation styles (and kindly referring to [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized