Archive for the ‘China’ Category

Quick post. Had my last day at the skating school today. My last day at the art foundation was this past Saturday, and my last day at the arts org is tomorrow. Now: season 2 favorites marathon of Mad Men. Season premier this Sunday and I’m going to miss it. Super sad. Advertisements


Today was a great day off. I’m proud that I balanced being lazy with getting shit done. LAZY: – slept in until 10 or so – watched about 3 or 4 episodes of the hills GETTING SHIT DONE; – made breakfast – went to the mall to get last minute things – did laundry – […]


Last night Bryan and I went out for pizza and beer and planned out the things we wanted to see. I had all the days in each city in a list with another list of what I wanted to do in each city. We roughly planned out all the things we wanted to see, while […]


YESTERDAY My parents and my Aunt Jackie came to visit me. My lovely parents* surprised me with a care package: Clockwise from bottom left: Canada flip-flops, Off bug lotion towelettes, Watkins insect repellent, hand sanitizer with a picture of a golden retriever on it, Bactine, toothbrush holder, contact lenses, pack of disposable razors, shaving cream, […]


Bryan and I will be arriving in Shanghai at 2:15pm and leaving for Chengdu at 5:00pm on July 15th. List of things to do while in Shanghai (in order of importance): – find our departure gate – buy a post card – call mom and dad letting them know I got to China safely – […]


Tomorrow I give my cat away to my parents and say goodbye. My father told me yesterday that he’s having nightmares where he’s trying to negotiate with the Canadian embassy in China because something has gone wrong and there’s some kind of emergency. Last night I had a dream where Bryan and I, along with […]


While visiting home over the weekend, I showed my mom where all I was going on google maps. I showed her the driving directions from Chengdu to Cangxi then Cangxi to Beimencun. She pointed out something that I had overlooked: driving from Cangxi to Beimencun was 13.5km yet the driving directions say they take about […]