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Shanglow Days – Car Troubles

Among the expats living in Shanghai, it’s common to talk about Shanglow days. The opposite of feeling high, you’re feeling low, or a little blue, in Shanghai. Lots of things could bring on a Shanglow day – the weather, the traffic, the cost of...

Our First Chinese Collection

Our New Collection We started our first collection in China, and it’s not what I thought it would be. Nothing as classy as Chinese calligraphy or tea sets for us – we’re collecting plastic Disney figurines! The biggest store near us, Carrefour,...

Mosquito Attack

Before we moved to China I took some Mandarin lessons. I learned things like greetings, numbers, and telling time. Little did I know that one of the first new words I would learn after moving would be for an insect. Wénzi蚊子, (mosquito) is now my nemesis, and part of...