A dear friend of mine went home to be with the Lord last night—or this morning, by EST—and I just want to say you’re already missed, DL. Thanks for always being the direct, priorities-straight man of God that I could always count on to be completely honest with me, one who would question and even laugh at me when I needed to question and laugh at myself. That signature winning grin—one of a...
Here’s the funny story of how I came to be making a trip to Chicago on a random September weekend—I love telling this story. It’s a Sunday afternoon and William and I had just had a work shift together. I’m walking over to The Burren at Davis Square to watch Liana play Irish music, so I ask William if he wants to come along, and he says sure, he’s always up for a drink. On...
Done in the last two weeks:
Traveled back to Singapore for a week—flight time estimate: 20 hours there, 20 hours back. Participated in a full-day of wedding festivities—setting and decorating desserts in the early morning, attending the wedding service, singing at the bride’s side tea ceremony, feasting through the traditional ten-course thirty-table dinner (congratulations again, Amanda and Nathaniel!). Had eight...
The difference between LA and NYC, according to...
Suuz: (to me) You seem like more of an LA girl than a New York girl.
Mark: ...What is an LA girl?
Suuz: (points to my bare arms—I'm wearing a tank top) Like that lah. New York is everything bao (Mandarin for 'wrap') tight tight.
(Mark: ... )