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... others. My professor gave us a quick glare. When we returned to our classroom, my professor explained that Chinese people find it weird if people sit on dirty floors like the hallway. I told her that people back in America do that.
After class, I got breakfast and soy milk. I relaxed in my room for a bit. Then I ran off to my afternoon class.
I ate Korean food for dinner.
This morning, I got up at eight with the hope that I would start on my papers. Instead, I listened to music for a bit before actually getting breakfast. When I went to buy buns, the woman laughed when I asked for tofu. My Chinese needs work still.
I walked to the basement lounge to study Chinese. Then I skimmed my Buddhism book for my paper. Katherine came in and we talked for a bit. I tried to stay focus, but I couldn't. Katherine could not stay on track ...
... and eventually ventured out to first see the Temple of Heaven, which was quite interesting. The area of the grounds are larger than that of the Forbidden City, as it is a law that no place can be larger than the Temple of Heaven. I wandered around and looked at everything, the Buildings were cool, but the insides where the things took place were very dull looking, but to each his own. Learning some of the history of it all was cool though. After walking around for a while, it ...
... stopped for a lunch of street food on the way home: stinky tofu in red sauce with cilantro, (which is kinda like fried cheese cubes) and this eggy pancake thing that we still have figured out what it was. We just saw a food stall with several people in line so we stopped to see what was being made. The guy poured some pancake like batter and spread it in a big flat shape, then cracked an egg and spread that over the top, and sprinkled on scallions, cilantro ...
... a means of saving time is becoming helpful, and I'm getting in decent shape too! It must be a compilation of sleep, diet and exercise, but shoot. I'll be beach ready yet with a few weeks to spare. Those darn visa's and their expiration dates! Heh, No sweat. Well actually lots and lots of sweat, but that's not so bad. "It's purifying and good for the skin!" Explains why Asians have such nice/soft skin...though they also defy the sun...so..........
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