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... someone close to them was simply grounding, through the journey they all had moments of serous reflection , tears and openness with me. Whether we were walking or sitting on the Great Wall, in a hotel bar or just walking together to from dinner. Many were still raw from their loss , the mood was a happy one with , pensive reflective moments often followed by a quiet tear. There was a lot of gentle hugging. It has given me courage, I that need to continue to remain ...
... Wall key ring for Winnie to celebrate our achievement. Oh, and of course the obligatory ice cream, which we seem to have fallen into the delicious habit of. The Bartons and us are taking turns buying them. This day we had hawthorn ice cream. It’s a popular berry here and the hawthorn yoghurt is to die for.
Drove for the rest of the day to a service station which has 3 restaurants in Jingjiashan, and as usual Andy ordered up ...
... the square we saw a large group of older people practicing Tai Chi. A few of the people were dressed in athletic clothing but most were dressed in their regular daily clothes right down to their facemasks to protect them from the horrible Beijing air. It was fascinating to watch, as there was no real master leading them. They just all moved in unison from memory through all the movements. I tried Tai Chi once and it felt like a slow version ...
... called The Great Leap.
Before ending the night we thought it might be fun to bring them to Heaven Supermarket which is right across the street from our apartment. Don't be fooled like they almost were. Heaven is not a supermarket at all. It is more of a bar/club in a supermarket setting. Rather interesting place to hang out, but we had an absolute blast.
I hated to see them leave, but felt so happy that they ...
... the same ones that Alice has that I bought with her. I'm so excited about them.
Then of course after packing was finished, guess what we did?
If you said "eat food" then ding ding ding, you're correct!!
I was so full from the day but last meal with my Mom's food.. I had to eat. I ate all my rice and some of the mushrooms, cabbage, and green vegetable mixed with eggs.
It was 5:55 and time to go to the train station.