Snapshots of Beijing

1. A walk through Ritan Park, close by my sister’s home.
2. Jetlag is a blessing in disguise because I get to spend quiet mornings alone with this little guy.
3. Celebrating my sister’s birthday at Na Jia Xiaoguan with salt-baked chicken wings.
4. Perfect lamb slices for hotpot at HaiDiLao.
5. Need to get me one of these for blocking out the Grenada sun!
6. Wish they would sell Taro pies and fried chicken wings at American McDonald’s too.
7. Morning milk bottle
8. Striking architecture in Beijing downtown
9. Love my new coral walking shoes from Muji. I want to buy everything there!
10. Rickshaws all lined up at the hutongs.

Snapshots of DC

1. T-Rex from Natural History Museum// 2. Crabs from the fish market (Free samples of whole crabs!)// 3. National Holocaust Museum// 4. Best fried chicken recipe ever// 5. Washington Monument drive-by car snapping// 6. Dorothy’s slippers from the American History Museum// 7. Eastern Market on a lazy Saturday morning// 8. Rootbeer tasting for the awesome start-up rootbeer brewing company, Thunder Beast// 9. Batman trilogy + midnight showing! Because we are hardcore like that.

Snapshots

1. tiger balm (for mosquito bites) // 2. pool party // 3. mac ‘n cheese kinda day // 4. repurposed yard clippings // 5. vietnamese sugarcane shrimp // 6. work day // 7-9. koi pond

We’re headed back to the US on Saturday! We’ll be visiting my sis in DC first. She went grocery shopping this weekend and stocked up on cheese, junk food, and steak for me and Dean. :) Best sister ever.

Snapshots

1. waiting for the bus // 2. homemade jajangmyun with sides // 3. souvenirs // 4. crab // 5. our apartment // 6. homemade pad thai // 7. playing telestrations // 8. island by night // 9. friday afternoon

Snapshots

1. machete // 2. staring contest with a cow // 3. cannonball flower // 4. Grenadian buffet // 5. monkeys! // 6. dried cocoa beans // 7. local crafts // 8. colorful benches // 9. mango watermelon smoothie

Snapshots

1. sugarcane // 2. sunset // 3. art in the dark // 4. homemade dumplings // 5. hunger games!! // 6. district 11 bread by emily // 7. baby froggy // 8. chocolate chip // 9. fresh pesto

Snapshots

1. tomato + chevre bruschetta // 2. guilty pleasure // 3. nathan’s hot dog (in grenada?!) // 4. late bday pres. from dean (go jlin!) // 5. circles + color // 6. black sand beach // 7. marbleized // 8. life in unexpected places // 9. Easter baptisms in the ocean – He is risen!

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