The 3rd is my father in-law’s birthday, so today Tingting and I took him out for lunch and then had cake at home. We ate lunch at this yummy place on the 7th floor of the Japanese Takashimaya building.
This might be Leo’s first attempt to legitimately reach out and touch something on his own. He just turned 8 weeks old yesterday, so this is a big milestone. It seems Donald and Tigger have really grabbed his attention.
I can’t wait for this place to open. Ya, it’s totally ripping Starbucks, but it’s across the street and I’ll be there every day! 🙂
I shot this video a few months ago, but man is it funny. On a beautiful spring day in Shanghai, it decided to use the insulation of somebody’s scooter blanket to build a new home. LOL
I shot this short video of a butterfly in Hainan during a school service trip to The Bright Connection, an orphanage for abandoned children with cerebral palsy.
When I moved to Shanghai in 2011, air pollution was so bad that schools closed a few times each year and encourage their students to stay indoors all day. We measure air pollution with the AQI (Air Quality Index) scale, that ranges from 0 to 500. Anything over 50 is bad, and it was believed no inhabitable place could exceed 500. Well, we passed 500 several times. The air was so bad, you could not see buildings across the street! Fast forward to 2017, and Beijing has been taking incredible steps to improve China’s air. The results have been so positive, it’s almost like living in a whole new city. The once eternally white and gray skies are now beautifully decorated with clouds and various sunsets of reds and oranges.
“OK, need new clothes for Leo”
Shop Saturday Bought online Sunday
- Arrived Tuesday
- Too small already…
UDPATE: Daddy learned from Mommy that the outfit Leo was wearing below, was not bought on Sunday, but was a gift from a friend . . . . still too small already 😦 and it says “6-9 months”! LOL
Who doesn’t love StarBucks and cats 1st thing in the morning?!?! 🙂