Monthly Archives: January 2015

Elevators and Stairs…they’re complicated

Here’s an actual conversation that took place (in Chinese) last Summer but I don’t think I’ve shared it yet. Apartment Complex Worker: Is your elevator working yet? Me: Could you say that again? Apartment Complex Worker: Is your elevator working … Continue reading

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Creative Sledding

Who knew an oven baking sheet would make such a great sled!

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Bread is bread…or not.

A fellow Minnesotan who lived in China over 20 years says about China that, “Nothing is as it seems.”  Finding just plain old sandwich bread is an adventure.  And….it keeps me making my own bread most of the time.  But, … Continue reading

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‘Bout time

I understand not everyone has a refrigerator and it’s maybe a newer thing to the culture here, but in Book Four in the last chapter I finally learn how to say “refrigerator”.

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