Monday, February 19, 2018

Happy Year of the Dog 2018

Joshua, myself, and Peter at Oracle HQ






Happy year of the dog, Feb. 2018

Peter and I are both year of the dog so this should be a lucky year for us. Since we lost Peter's mom, Wanda Ching, in 2017 and my dad, Bill Chin-Lee, in late 2016, we're hoping 2018 will be better. See how good your math is. In 2018 we turn a multiple of 12 that is greater than 48 and less than 72.

Quick update on each of us:
  • I continue as a manager of information development at Oracle and split my time between HQ in Redwood Shores, Pleasanton, and home.
  • Peter takes care of the house but spent four months last year in Arlington to help take care of his mom.
  • Joshua is in 10th grade and enjoys his online and in person classes at Foothill College in Los Altos. 
  • Vanessa lives in Guadalajara, MX, creating music, teaching English and learning Spanish, and consulting for goboxsfbay.com.
Vanessa debuted in her first music video, created by Quentin Lee. Please watch and share. You can ask her for links to her videos of Mexico, too. Her email: vanessapan856@gmail.com.

Joshua created two videos of his month-long trip to Tokyo, earning his first $100 as third-place winner in Langubridge's video contest. His YouTube channel is tiger856.

Me and Peter at Green Gulch Zen Center (Sausalito), remembering our parents.
Carolyn Miles Broughton, me, Judi Miles at San Diego Comic Con
Josh at Google HQ, Mountain View
Robin Maybury, me, Jean Maybury and their daughter Charmian at the Tandem Reunion
Me, Patu Ndango, Mpara Faith of Team Cameroon, TechWomen.org where I was an Impact Coach.
Vanessa and Josh in a park in Guadalajara
Peter's silhouette, Palo Alto Baylands
Find the hidden figures, Tlaquepaque, MX
Sharing my treat, Guadalajara
Josh, Vanessa, and me in Guadalajara
Me (impact coach for Techwomen), Team Cameroon, Mimi Hills, and Melissa Biggs at awards night
Climate March, San Jose, CA (Jan) with Gail Thompson, Pat Kinney and others
See how balanced my aura is? Thanks to Joy Ohguen Lee, my yoga teacher at Silicon Valley Body and Brain
Danielle Akini of Cameroon and Vanessa
Peter and me, Human Rights Campaign Gala in SF
Old photo: Henry, Peter, Wanda, Philip, Diane, Ronnie Ching
Ashley and Michael Ching wedding, Chambersburg, PA
Booth duty at Oracle Open World
Peter, me, Josh at Young Family dinner, San Mateo
Peter and Josh at Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas
Tara Simms, our Education Specialist at Ocean Grove, and Joshua
Red Rock Canyon
Jan 2018, Barri Singer, me, friend, Carole Eittreim at Women's March, SF (Jan 2018)

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