Gerbil & Family

So here I am, waiting in line outside the social security office to get Leo’s SS card….. It’s a good sized line well before they even open…. Will Rogers said, “be...

The consulate in Guangzhou is really nice, though like all American consulates, the outside security and check in is confusing and the staff are rude…. anyway, it was cool to see...

Tingting, Leo and I had a great day walking along Huhui Binjiang in Shanghai. It’s a really fun place, and great for kids. Tons of interesting spots such as a long...

Spring is almost here. We took Leo out for a bit of fun yesterday, though he did not enjoy it as much as we did.

SCIS is remarkable! In the photo below, you can see 4 iPhones and at least 4 laptops laying around. The kids leave them when they go to the gym, lunch, etc....

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....

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...

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...

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...

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