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Monthly Archives: January 2019

A few years ago, I read this article “17 THINGS THAT CHANGE FOREVER WHEN YOU LIVE ABROAD” at masedimburgo.com. The first time I read it, I cried. I’m not afraid to admit it. Last night I was cleaning up some stuff on my laptop and I stumbled across the article again and I re-read it. It seems, that after eight years in China, the truths in Angie’s post are still just as relevant now… Read More

It’s amazing, but her 6 month maternity leave ended today. To make her feel better, I had flowers delivered and later, I personally took her Starbucks. 🙂

I have no idea how to cook most of these, and if I was braver, I might try….. Shanghai has such wild diversity of foods.

Today, two different grade 6 students presented me some images they made for my Birthday. One is a soccer card, and the other is Jedi Sutton cause he said I’m just that awesome! 🙂 I love these kids, so amazing and thoughtful.

So last night, I sat down late before head and ate more than I wanted. It was a strange assortment, but good. It was, my last meal in my 3rd decade of life. Farewell 39!

Before school started, 3 former students brought me Starbucks and home made brownies! As the day progressed, the sweets kept coming. I’m so lucky to teach in a school with such loving and thoughtful kids.

A new restaurant just opened down the road, they had the coolest grand opening ceremony!

I really will miss the quality of school lunches where I work. As a free meal every day, it can’t be beat! 🙂

So Thomas called the other day and then shared these photos. Seems his buddy and he went someplace and rocked out some VR games, then won a pink bear!! Ya, that’s living the Dream for sure! Lol