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Beijing here we come...  Posted on 08/28/2015
We have arrived in Beijing, China.  Coming from Greensboro, NC, it is a change, to say the least.  We went from a 280K population to 23 million.  You can feel it as you exit the airport.  The people, the cars, the...
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News  Posted on 06/28/2011
Last week Hon and I went to Las Vegas. It was my first time. I have to say, I really liked it! If you go, don't waste your time with Aureole restaurant - not excellent! Go to Milos, at the Cosmopolitan Hotel - fabulous! The Wynn...
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Loving the South  Posted on 06/06/2011
Let's face it, I'm as far a 'southerner' as you can get! I'm from Canada. I am loving living in Greensboro, NC. The lifestyle is slow. People are a little late, answer your phone calls a few days later, life is...
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SNOW IN THE SOUTH  Posted on 01/12/2011
Well, we have been here for 6 months and I have to say that I actually love it here! Although, when we moved, people told us that it doesn't snow, but 'sleet' in this part of the world - one word - liars! It has snowed 3...
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'THE SOUTH'  Posted on 09/19/2010
Okay, being originally from Canada, and now living in North Carolina, the culture difference is BIG.  First of all, let me clear, I am from Quebec, where people speak their mind. I went to the doctor's office last week and this...
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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA  Posted on 08/23/2010
We are here.  We  have been here for a week.  I already like it!  People are very friendly.  The food is good, and there is a lot of wine.   The kids started school today.  I will try to change my weather...
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RESULTS FOR MY IRONMAN - LAKE PLACID 2010  Posted on 08/09/2010
Okay, my Ironman swam 2.4 miles, biked 112 miles and then ran a marathon - 26.2 miles.  He did that in 13 hours and 26 minutes.  If you've never been or seen an Ironman competition, you need to go!  It is thrilling,...
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WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA  Posted on 08/07/2010
A few nights ago we had dinner at Mixto, a latin restaurant in Wilmington, North Carolina.  First, let me say this - the riverfront is just simply beautiful!  Very clean, quaint 'boardwalk'.  AND, the people are...
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LAKE PLACID IRONMAN  Posted on 07/16/2010
My husband is doing the Lake Placid Ironman next weekend (wish him luck!).  If any of you have ever been to an Ironman, the emotions run high.  The competitors are usually type-A personalities (i.e: my husband), people who have...
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I HATE TO MOVE  Posted on 06/15/2010
Okay, let's face it, I hate to move!  Not only do I have to deal with the schools, here in NJ, but the school in NC - 2 kids, one in elementary school and one in high school.  I also have to deal with the house here, in NJ,...
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