Tag Archives: China

Door #Warmers – Life Up North

18 Oct

​#Changchun (my home city in #China ) just started putting up these red ‘door’ warmers for the winter.  Supposedly, it’s so that our hands don’t freeze to the door handle. πŸ˜±β„  If your doors need anti-freeze mechanisms, It’s time to just give up, bury yourself in a blankie, and hibernate until Spring comes next JULY! (**Apparently, I moved to the frozen tundra 😭)  

To be fair. . . . We’ve been wearing heavy winter coats, hats, Thermal gloves, scarves, and breathing smoke signals since mid-October

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#Didi Adventures!

1 Oct

Gave the poor Didi driver (Uber’s alternative) a heart attack today. Guy and his wife/girlfriend picked me up. Took us forever to coordinate the pick-up spot. I could here him ranting about “xxxxx Didi xxxx waijiao xxxx Didi.” Looked at my phone and realized it was only their 2nd time being Didi drivers. 0_0 And they got the crazy foreigner LOLOLOL Poor dude. My mind was running the conversation through to something like “this is just my luck! Why, we just did it, and we got the foreigner! Why me!?!” I didn’t know how to tell him it’s his luck because it’s my luck. I was only taking Didi because I left my jacket at the store and this was my second trip of the day πŸ˜› -_-

He got so turned around he drove past my street, figured out that construction has blocked off all streets for the next 2 miles, had to turn around and go back. Couldn’t find the road. . . . . Girlfriend is hysterically laughing at him while trying to explain she knew only a “little English. English – – – think too difficult.” Had me laughing too. I think he wanted to kill us both by the time the trip was over. Sweet heart that he was, he did try to carry my waters home for me though.

Gave them good stars πŸ™‚ ❀

#Teaching Humor ~ #Holiday Misses

30 Sep

That moment when you are supposed to have 93 students in class, but the school re-scheduled your class for the Saturday before a week long National Holiday. . . . and so only 9 students arrive. Then you go to your 65 student class and have exactly ONE poor boy come alone. Oh well, extra credit handed out and movie party/class about aligning incentives correctly went on like planned πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

You can share my #Umbrella

26 Sep

​Think it might be rainy outside???  What was your first clue? πŸ˜œπŸ’¦β˜”

Good Morning!

20 Sep

Good morning Glory!  Looking bright and beautiful today 😊

Chalk #Art

18 Sep

β€‹πŸ˜œPeople keep adding #Art to my blackboard.  Every morning for the last 3 days, there has been a new face from different people. β€πŸ˜„

Emotional Beef 😭

6 Sep

This poor beef is very ’emotional’ – it could be the bow tie that brings put these strong feeling. He just ‘CAN’T’ today. . . . 🎀Poor beef sitting on the grocery shelf, singing a sad, sad tune. . . ‘

Furro the #Burro

22 Aug

Say hi to Furro the #Burro! 😊 This cute donkey was selling melons on the #street. (In a university park, in a city with millions of people – a #random donkey. I love #lifeinChina ❀)

And who could say no to that adorable guy? So sweet!!

#Burger with Hair! πŸ‘¨ Mmm mmm Good!

20 Aug

Went to #KFC and Michael tried this new #chicken ‘burger’ they are selling. The bread is just Food coloring. The stuff that looks like hair on top we THINK is fried pulled chicken? – He said it just tasted weird 😜 Unfortunately, they put the Mayo on TOP of the bun to hold on the fried stuff, so eating it was hilarious. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜œ Yum!

#OnePiece Toys at McD – #Marketing success (for teenage boys)

17 Aug

#McDonalds in #China is currently Having their #OnePiece Toys period. They play One Piece Shows on the TV, and all these college aged boys keep coming inand buying the #toys πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚. I think they are buying more than the kids πŸ˜‚ Anyway, one of the managers drew this cute picture the other day. Pretty Good job!

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