Monthly Archives: September 2011

Let’s Get a Physical in Paradise

When we were still in Shangri-La, PM had to get a physical.  This was a fascinating opportunity to see some Chinese health-care in action.  By our standards, it seemed a little … less than we would have desired for our … Continue reading

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Do I Dare to Eat a Peach?

I’m pretty sure J.  Alfred Prufrock was visiting China as he thought this….especially if he were with his totally-gone-native daughter, who thought nothing of buying bags of fruit at bus stops and rinsing them with a hose before consuming them. … Continue reading

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Chinese Food

Last night I returned from my classroom’s annual two-day camping/team building/bonding trip to Upham Woods in the beautiful Wisconsin Dells.  Actually, we returned at the end of the school day, but then I had to rush off to my 2 … Continue reading

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…. and washing my hair

….. because on the second day of school, two of my students were sent home because of head lice.  On the suggestion of our art teacher, I hied myself down to Walgreens and purchased Lice Shield shampoo and leave-in spray. … Continue reading

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Busy Brushing My Teeth

Please excuse the absence; school has started and I’m feeling a little overwhelmed.  In the week before school started, I was also trying to spend time with HB, who has just landed in Israel.  Right now I’m having a fabulous … Continue reading

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