Tag Archives: Diana

Bu Chai

Tom Lasseter, who replaced Tim Johnson as the China correspondent for McClatchy, mentioned today on his blog that Beijing plans to renovate all the hutongs around the Drum and Bell Towers. Renovation is hardly news in Beijing, where the pre-Olympic … Continue reading

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Lollicup

My friends are all big fan of bubble tea, and I was happy to go along to Lollicup, a bubble-tea spot, because wherever there’s boba, there are also┬ádelicious crazy juices. Like watermelon. Yum. We’d planned to take our drinks to … Continue reading

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The Argonautica

Apparently the oxygen-free heights of Denver city aren’t the real mountains, so we drove out to Idaho Springs, a gorgeous mountain town that made me want to be a pioneer even more than usual. We stopped at an a former … Continue reading

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Mile-High Romance

The first minute I arrived in Denver, Diana pulled me aside to tell me there was a surprise happening at Hugo’s citizenship party the next day. I tried to keep a straight face, because, well, there IS a big surprise … Continue reading

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Spaceship Broke Need Money For Parts

Spaceship Broke Need Money For Parts, by Simpson’s Paradox We passed this guy as Hugo and Diana gave us a tour of Denver. (And yes, we did give him some cash for spaceship repairs.)

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Bracing Mountain Air

Did you see the brand-new blog category? DENVER. Because we’re in Denver now, visiting Hugo and Diana. I’ve read that Denver is on a plateau in the middle of the Rocky Mountains, but that doesn’t really describe bumping into gorgeous … Continue reading

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Colorado Or Bust

I have post-conference deflation. After a couple days filled with fascinating presentations and impromptu discussions on the nature of play and creativity, on using games to solve problems and change the world, it was deflating to be back at the … Continue reading

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The Wonders Of Technology

“Can you get on Facebook and give me Josh and Terri’s address?” I asked Stick a week before Christmas. We were sitting in the living room right before Christmas, with a gorgeous fire going, as I prepared our very first … Continue reading

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Sabado Gigante

Hey, anyone want to see Stick proposing to me on Spanish TV?

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Sabado Gigante

I was on Sabado Gigante this weekend! Stick thinks I should probably say that “we” were on Sabado Gigante, but you can probably guess that the guy on his knee, in the Beijing duck restaurant, proposing to me is Stick. … Continue reading

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