After my big trip in the winter things went back to normal. Back to school, teaching and just trying to get through the year. Don't get me wrong I love China.. if I didn't I wouldn't have lived there for 2 years already going back for a 3rd. But it does wear on you. You start to miss the simple things. Like a clean, not rank smelling bathroom. That doesn't have a waste basket filled with unmentionables and a floor soaking wet in what you hope is water. Or not needed to roll up yur pants so they don't hit said liquid. Or not hearing spitting, and not just a small I have something in my mouth I want to get out... I mean luggie champion hockers (sp?). Or not getting stared at EVERYWHERE you go. You know... the small things, that's what I miss when I'm out there.
The only major things I remember happening where birthday parties and stressing out about whether or not I would still have a job. Yeah... that part sucked! Had to get re-evaluated twice and for a while I was sure I was out of a job O.o But in the end I was good to go for the next year. I headed home with Shedisha the day after we finished teaching. We were so ready to be out of that piece!
Random pics from that time....
also known as zebra on the loose in HK Disney O.o