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November 05, 2010



What a cool bike with a little TLC!!!
Thanks for sharing your trip in China... Hope you have a safe trip back!!! :) xo - Kim


Can you bring the turquoise bike back for me?? Pretty please!

Sarah Fitzgerald

maybe is should go on one of your trips?! :) we miss you here. thanks for sharing all the lovely photos!


Can you bring back the turquoise bike for christmas? I´d really like a sturdy bike like this...
I´m so glad for you both, that you are sharing this trip!


Ok, I'm lovin' the hat! Did you pick that up there or around Portland?


Looks like tons o fun! I covet the turquoise bike, you must incorporate it into a painting when back at home. I just squeeeezed Artfest into my schedule. Signed up for your journal and dudlings classes, soooo excited. Can't wait to meet you! Travel safe. xo

Amy Peters

What fun to share this with Lex! She will remember it always. Safe Travels home my friend....

michelle allen

i love that hat too! i got it from Flood Clothing in Portland! heres her website addy -http://www.floodclothing.com/hats_womens.html


love the pics!!!! when do you come home?? i really miss you!

Teri leigh

Oh my gosh, I am stowing away in your suitcase next time you go. I love the girl in traditional garb. Amazing


I love your daughter's individuality! That is so nice to see! Stay safe.


Great pics, Michelle! Thanks for sharing.

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