Sunday, November 13, 2016


Hanna and I have been married four years today. We drove to Kansas City this afternoon to pick up my ten-year, multiple-entry Chinese visa.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Q2 Visa

Filling out an application for a new Chinese visa so that Hanna, Eileen, and I can go to Shuangyashan in the summer.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013


10:55 a.m.: take off from Dalian
1:10 p.m.: land in Seoul
4:30 p.m.: take off from Seoul
11:15 a.m.: land in San Francisco

Tuesday, July 30, 2013


A little bit short of five years. I have no words of wisdom or lists of bests and worsts, though all were solicited from me today. I'm putting my daughter to bed. I'm kissing my wife. I won't see them for a couple months after tomorrow morning.

Tomorrow's going to be one of those weird twofers: two mornings, two sunsets.

"Tim, can you come here, tell me a story?"—Eileen.

So I'm going.

Monday, July 29, 2013


Yesterday we taught our last class. No more ESL. Everything's packed and ready to go.

Saturday, July 27, 2013


We ordered the tickets today: Hanna and Eileen will arrive on October 12!

Thursday, July 25, 2013


We think Hanna and Eileen will arrive in the States on October 12.