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!”

Really, we just wanted a big party…

Hi all – it now appears that we will be leaving next Tuesday (28th). As of 9 am this morning we were going to be leaving on Saturday. Then, as of 10:30, since they still hadn’t received the documents they need to get the visas, the travel agent suggested our flight be delayed until TuesdayContinue reading “Really, we just wanted a big party…”

The Countdown has Begun!

One month to go before we fly to Jiaxing to begin our next big adventure!  We have been kept busy checking on health insurance, car storage, contracts, visa necessities, banking, packing, wills, powers of attorney, and college of teacher administrivia.  Lots of details to pursue!  Our calendars are full as we try to see everyoneContinue reading “The Countdown has Begun!”