A Million & One things closer than the Grocery Store… (Actually 25 things closer than the grocery store, but you know,) “Its not that far” she says. “Its closer than the other one” she says. “It says 0.9 miles” she says. Well you know me, I’m always down for a little adventure, so we’re off for the hunt for the “close grocery store.”
Either I don’t know what 0.9 miles feels like OR that store wasn’t 0.9 miles away. As we’re walking on one of the main streets in Buffalo I’m
Things we take for granted…
Harbin, China Harbin, China- March 23, 2013 In the U.S , especially in New York, we take so much for granted.
1. Like being able to eat a variety of food from around the world within a couple block radius.
2. Hot water being integral in every household without the need of a water heater specifically for the shower.
3.An Oven! ( I’m find creative things that I can make in a rice cooker)
4.toilet paper roll holder – it falls and grts wet -_-
A quick Grand Tour of my hood…
Harbin, China Harbin, China- March 21, 2013 Everyday I’m woken up by this man or woman who rides his bike up and down the streets banging on the back of this bucket! At first, I had no idea what the heck it was and called it the ‘rooster of the north’ ..however I figured out that it was the make-shift recycling guys who are telling people that they are coming to collect the recyclables. hehehe.
My area of Harbin may not be the best looking pla
The Chinglish Language!
Harbin, China Harbin, China-March 15, 2013 Today at school I decided to tape some tidbits of my kids! I didn’t want them to be distracted so I couldn’t tape so well. One of my TA’s told me she had a dream about me the night before about me coming back to their school! lol I just love the kids here: Always giving me massages and trying to teach me some Chinese terms and they love it when I try to learn it! I get a round of applause! Lol =) I’m gonna mi
These things only happen to me! (before 9:00a)
Harbin, China Harbin, China- March 15, 2013 Well, Of course! The one day that my roommates have a day off from work–I have to go into work by myself. That’s all fine and good except the bus ride went all but smoothly! I left my apartment at 7:30a to be at Xin Yang Lu Xue Xiao for an 8:55a class which leaves me with more than enough time to get there and still do some last minute lesson planning. I get to the bus stop and the 22