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I know I am leaving Shanghai soon, and that I’ve already said goodbye to so many wonderful friends and people who have already moved on, but tonight I had to give an especially hard goodbye. When I moved to Shanghai, my life was completely different. I came here in 2011 on a two year mission to land a job in Moscow with my then wife, Natasha. She however, had other plans and… Read More

We took Leo to Vera and Claes’ place today to see their baby girl Kayleen. She was born on the 9th and is as cute as can be. Leo got to meet her, and while he looked confused, Kayleen was a bit more vocal in her reaction. LOL It was so cute. Leo: “It’s ok Kayleen . . . sheesh…. wow, get over it…..” Leo, “shush, or I bonk your head!” Keyleen,… Read More

We don’t ┬átake Leo out much, but last night was an exception. Our good friends Vera and Claes joined us for a short walk and dinner. They’re expecting a baby girl any day now and will move shortly after that to Sweden. I’ve known Very since 2012, and she’s been one of my closest friends while living in Shanghai. I will miss her very much when she leaves, but I’m so happy… Read More