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First blog post

Why a blog?  Good question.  We've been consumers-only of the social media movement;  Facebook accounts, Instagram accounts, WeChat accounts, SnapChat accounts, Twitter accounts, WhatsApp accounts...  Got them all and we keep up-to-date on the latest posts and pictures from friends, but rarely... Continue Reading →

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It's that time of year when the Yen Family goes crazy for baseball.  Although this year, we'll admit, we've bitten off more than we can chew. Besides attending regular Safeco rooting sessions for our hometown Mariners, both Keaton and Mathew are... Continue Reading →

Bennet’s上海 Visit

I recently returned from a business trip to Shanghai where I have not visited for the past two years.  I have to admit that I had butterflies in my stomach over this once routine trip.  However, once I landed, the familiarity of... Continue Reading →

General Update – April 2017

Happy Spring to everyone!  As usual, we've had a busy month and we thought we would provide just a General Update on what's been going on in the Yen Clan. Getting Dry in Scottsdale We headed down to Scottsdale for... Continue Reading →

Help, I’m Suffering From Progonoplexia

Progonoplexia is defined as having a deep obsession with one’s ancestry.  And given the number of new companies (,,,, etc.) that cater to tracing lineages and analyzing ancestry, I'm sure that most people are suffering from progonoplexia as... Continue Reading →

Bennet’s Solo Road Trip

I've been pondering a solo road trip for a while but to be completely honest, I was as excited as scared at the opportunity.  When was the last time, I traveled alone into the wilderness?  What are all the possible "bad"... Continue Reading →

Virgin Road Trip

We finally found a long weekend for our first road trip with Ruby.  If you're not sure who Ruby is, check out this blog entry first and then come back... What's become a bit of a tradition is for Eugenia... Continue Reading →

Everything’s Bigger in Texas!

We just wrapped up a 2 week visit to Texas for the Holidays.  We spent time in Austin, Waco (visiting Chip and Joanna Gaines) and Dallas with dear friends and family and for the first time ever, Eugenia and I... Continue Reading →

This Past Cello Year

Congratulations Mathew for finishing Book 5 of the Suzuki Repertoire for Cellos.  We are very proud of this milestone that started when Mathew was 5 years old with several breaks and interludes over the past 8+ years. A special shout-out to... Continue Reading →

Christmas Lights 2016

This past Saturday, we decided to brave the Artic Blast and spend an evening touring the Bellevue Botanical Garden for their Garden d'Lights event featuring over half-a-million lights. We had a festive evening and the experience was worth wearing the extra... Continue Reading →

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