Month: August 2016

American jokes

American jokes

We are hosting a Japanese exchange student for two months. Conversations get interesting.


Our cats

our cats

Our cats have very different personalities.

Nutmeg has been known to sit patiently outside our front door for so long that our neighbor across the street will call or text us to let us know that she’s out there.

Chai, in contrast, will climb up any window screen available to him if he thinks someone is inside the room. There have been times when I’ve come into the kitchen at 5 am to find him already hanging on the screen.

Cleaning, with Steven


Cleaning with Steven is sort of like cleaning with Ben, but just with more words.