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Growing up bi-culturally

Growing up bi-culturally

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. It’s hard enough to grow up once. What!? Are my parents crazy? They want me to grow up twice. And at the same time!  Something they say is by call chew lilies. (Ed: bi-culturally). It’s not enough that I need Ed to check every word that I use with more than 2 silly labels (Ed:…

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Sakhalin Island

Sakhalin Island

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Sakhalin island is a remote and sparsely populated are in the farthest east section of Russia. It sits to the north of Japan’s most northern island of Hokkaido. It’s port freeze over part of each year because, well it is so dang cold. But…Sakhalin is where the future may lie…at least for Russia’s big oil. The…

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Sign My India Guestbook

Sign My India Guestbook

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I have written a post – 21 Must Know Facts about India + Map These are my picks for the facts everyone needs to know. Maybe you think something else belongs on the list or something on the list doesn’t belong there. Just let me know. But, what I really would like to know is…

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Another Santanimal – A Sea Lion in Santa Claus Suit

Another Santanimal – A Sea Lion in Santa Claus Suit

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Yet another Santanimal = Animals in Santa Pictures, er, Clothes. An orangutan, penguins, whale sharks…how about a sea lion Santa Claus to keep all the little sea cubs in line for the next 10 days or so?   Not only does he dress the part, he sings and dances beside a Christmas tree during a…

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