A Word on Education

Good morning and happy first day of school to all my educator friends and colleagues.  Today you’ll meet your students briefly to count heads, check registrations, greet returning kids and welcome newcomers.  Here in Jiaxing, today will be our fourth day of school, having started on Saturday, so we already know most of their names,Continue reading “A Word on Education”

What’s the matter with Wal-Martians?

Our apartment is in a good location:  about a 10 minute walk to work and 5 minutes from Wal-Mart.  We have been there once each of the last 3 days buying groceries and household items as we get settled into our new abode.  Take my word for it, in Jiaxing, we are the odd ones.Continue reading “What’s the matter with Wal-Martians?”

Thank God we’ve got that out of the way!

One of the things we had to do just before we left was visit our doctors to have them complete a 2-pager on our health, pretty much detailing our every bodily function.  Fortunately for me, I had had an ECG last year when I fainted and hit my head, so the doc was able toContinue reading “Thank God we’ve got that out of the way!”