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Jun
2013

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By Gayook

Happy Father’s Day!

On 16, Jun 2013 | No Comments | In Family Story | By Gayook

Happy Father’s Day! For this special occasion, I think it’s time for you to get to know his progeny – what we’ve become, what we’ve done with our lives , who we are – all  because of my father’s sacrifice to keep his family safe.
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Jun
2013

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By Jenn

One Year Cancer-Free!

On 10, Jun 2013 | One Comment | In Family Story | By Jenn

Last year on June 7th, 2012 my mother Gayook went in for surgery to have 5″ malignant tumor that was sitting on her stomach removed. The technical term is GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor).  I am relieved and happy to report she is one year cancer free today, gaining weight and getting stronger! Read more…

03

Jun
2013

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In About Liu
Family Story

By Gayook

Happy Birthday Baba!

On 03, Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | In About Liu, Family Story | By Gayook

Happy Birthday Baba! My father, Liu Jipiao, 刘既漂 was born on June 4th, 1900! In thinking about what to write on his birthday, buried memories of the good times we had arose.

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More Discoveries!

On 27, May 2013 | One Comment | In About Liu, Family Story | By Jenn

So the surprises continue…and more discoveries about Liu Jipiao 刘既漂! Read more…

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May
2013

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In About Liu
Family Story

By Gayook

My First View of Our Nanjing House

On 21, May 2013 | No Comments | In About Liu, Family Story | By Gayook

My first time and only time  back in China since leaving in 1947 was in November of 1985. almost three decades ago. As it was then, it is once again my father’s work that’s calling my children and me back to China. Read more…

12

May
2013

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By Jenn

Happy Mother’s Day

On 12, May 2013 | 3 Comments | In Family Story | By Jenn

Happy Mothers Day!

I often think about legacy and carrying on the family name.  For most of my life it had been 3 generations of women on my mother’s side, my grandmother, my mother and myself. Read more…

Our Nanjing House Rediscovered!

On 29, Apr 2013 | One Comment | In Architecture, Family Story | By Jenn

Ok, so our Nanjing House Rediscovered isn’t quite accurate, we always knew it was there.

No.9, Yi He Lu (頤和路), Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China was built in 1935 as a part of the Capital Plan

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22

Apr
2013

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In About Liu
Family Story

By Gayook

Following the Bread Crumbs

On 22, Apr 2013 | No Comments | In About Liu, Family Story | By Gayook

Again, I am in awe at how all events are converging, how each juncture seems to lead us to the next. It is almost like the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale where they dropped bread crumbs so they could find their way back. Read more…

Zao Wu-ki (1920-2013)

On 15, Apr 2013 | No Comments | In Family Story, Oil Paintings, Paris | By Jenn

I just recently learned from a scholar friend of mine in Lyon, France, that Zao Wu-ki (Zao Wuji) passed away Tuesday, April 9  at his home in Switzerland at age 93.   Read more…

Lyon Library Research Results

Well we’ve been back for about a month now…has it really been that long?? We’ve been able to get back into the swing of things here in LA but we really miss Paris!   Read more…