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Northern Virginia, Lao Community, Baci

weddingwomenOn April 23d 2016 my old friend Vilay’s son Chris was married and a Baci held at the Community Center in Reston Virginia. I remeber Chris, now 28, a a wee lad back in 1991 The community came together to prepare the food and to welcome the brides Ukrainian family and friends into the Lao Community. I have written about Baci a number of times and the best place to get correct information is at the Lao Heritage Foundation Website. It was touching to see not only how the younger generation Laos still respect and enjoy the traditions, but how much the Ukrainian folks enjoyed participating


Google and the Geezer, an Android Adventure, Project Fi

IMG_20160427_071247Project Fi, by Google kicked off about a year ago. I followed the whole thing at a couple forums and Youtube. As things stand at the moment it appears I’ll be in the States about half the year. so I decided to join and had my Huawei 6p and Fi simple waiting for me when I arrived in DC.
I’ve been using it all out 6 weeks no and for all practice purposes have no complaints.
In less than a month I will be learning how it works out internationally.
Next Google post will address the 6p and Android 6, Marshmallow


Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival, Washington DC

nipponThe Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival is the largest one-day celebration of Japanese culture in the United States and is proud to be the grand finale of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.  Performers and vendors travel from all over the country and the world to Washington, DC to share their love of Japanese culture and traditions with the Festival attendees. Plentyof art and more than plentyof food and adult beverages, Click on the link for all the information about the festival.