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Leo took a selfie today, not sure if it’s his first…. kids these days! Lol

In my grade 7 Design classes, my students are designing and building LED USB night lights. Last year was the first time I taught this unit and I thought they made some great products, but this year I am pushing them to achieve something much greater. As a model to inspire them, I built this night light using Illustrator, CAM, 3mm plywood and acrylic, along with an LED light strip. It’s really… Read More

It’s quiet. Oh so quiet in Shanghai during the New Year, unless you go to the mega tourist spots. No, our neighborhood of Hongqiao was silent and deserted! The family got together a few times though and we all over ate too many times. The cold sucks, Feb in Shanghai is nasty. Not amazingly cold, but close to 0 Celsius almost every day and lots of rain. I’m eager for March and… Read More

So today is New Year’s eve in China, and I decided to go out and play tourist. It was drizzly with a lot of overcast and a bit chilly, but a beautiful day nonetheless. These are photos from the YuYuan Gardens in Shanghai.

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.

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! 🙂

Yummy!!!!!

Just a walk, good times and good snacks in the way.

Leo knows the good stuff, but does not realize he is not actually having it! Lol