Here today, Saigon tomorrow

A family from California moves to Ho Chi Minh City. Hilarity ensues.

Monthly Archives: September, 2013

The Little Shark Lady

Here’s a quick one: The Big O lost his first tooth a couple weeks ago and of course his twin sister didn’t want to be outdone.  She followed in The … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

Walking, Part Hai

This is it, folks.  The Big One.  The question that has been at the front of all your minds since we moved to Southeast Asia.  How do we cross the … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cu Chi Cu Chi Cu

It was field trip week at my school which meant that I got to accompany sixty-five 8th graders to the Cu Chi tunnels.  But first a few pics from last … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 2 Comments


So I’ve intentionally left out talking about teaching and school in this here blog.  Partly because I didn’t want to get too specific about a population, not to mention employer, … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Viva Vung Tau, Part Hai

Alrighty, where was I? Oh yes, last weekend, Monday to be precise. We now knew that if we wanted to sleep in for our holiday Monday morning we would have … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Viva Vung Tau, Part Một, or “I Do Like Me Some Lime With My Cephalopod”

Speaking of living like the upper crust, we’re weekending in a beach town just downriver from HCMC. We took the hydrofoil. You know, for Labor Day. Or Vietnamese National Day. … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 3 Comments