On October 31st, 2011 in Beijing, China Zhao Ya Qin was admitted to the Beijing Pediatric Hospital for her third and final surgery. We did not know this until early 2012. That same day my phone rang. A long distance call from a number I didn’t recognize appeared on the screen. I answered and heard the […]
Archives for October 2012
Eight years ago I was having a conversation with someone about parenthood. I told the person we were planning on adopting one day. “I couldn’t love another person’s child like my own”. I was taken aback at the time. Maybe I inferred from what they said that the relationship I was going to have with […]
Thursday, July 28th, 2011. We were in line for a sneak peek of the new Jason Bateman movie, “The Change Up”. And we were miserable. The only reason we stayed in the theater was to take our minds off of making a life altering decision.
I’m surprised there is not an epidemic of parents with serious heart conditions. Headlines would read “BABY CUTENESS KILLS PARENTS”. There are times when I cannot contain how elated I am. Having Penelope is like discovering another world I didn’t know existed. Maybe it’s where “The Good Ship Lollipop” was flying to. All that sugar […]
“The Flowers of War” Directed by Zhang Yimou Staring Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Tianyuan Huang, Dawei Tong Film score composed by Qigang Chen featuring violinist Joshua Bell Rated: R