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In China, they have a tradition of shaving a baby’s head when they reach 100 days old. Well, today Leo got to celebrate that tradition, and here is the result….. a beautiful baby with a shaved head! Lol

In China, it is traditional to shave a baby’s head on their 100 day birth anniversary. As such, the day arrived and Tingting shaved little Leo! πŸ™‚

Today, on a quick run to Forest Cafe for a couple of milk teas, I ran into this cute fellow. Almost exactly 1 year ago, our paths crossed for the first time. I’m starting to think we are in some way connected! LOL

At roughly 9:40 AM, the US Consulate office in Shanghai, China, on the 8th floor ofΒ in West Gate Mall, proclaimed Leo to be a bonafide citizen of the United States of America. He handed us a USA flag sticker and said “Welcome to the team!” πŸ™‚ While the declaration was made, it will be another week or three before his papers are ready for pick up. Nonetheless, it’s official, he’s an American!!!

The average person has no idea how difficult quality teaching can be. Writing curriculum, developing lessons, making your own teaching / learning resources, presenting the content to 120 students, managing the classroom, assessing over 600 pages of portfolio content every 6 weeks, providing written and meaningful feedback, etc. etc., is truly hard work. However, with all that said, I think God I am blessed and fortunate to work in a warm, dry… Read More

I just posted a photo on Facebook and came across this video I posted 4 years ago. Man, I love and really miss Yangshuo, China.

Coming from Oklahoma, land of farmers and beef herders, I’m always a bit impressed and weirded out but the local selection of clams, crabs, turtle and . . . whatever some of this stuff is.

Takashimaya has a really awesome PacMan exhibit this week, I so wish I had this at home!! This version of Air Hockey is so awesome. Check out those scores, 83 to 52 when I stopped recording. Who wouldn’t want a 8 foot tall LED PacMac arcade?

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.

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! πŸ™‚