Wingate By Wyndham Flint / Grand Blanc
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Joanne and l left Medina early this morning. We stopped at the best bakery I have ever gone to for our breakfast bakery. Then since I had a captive audience I drove by my old house. It was still standing. The rest of my old haunts look the same but the area has really changed. Can't stop progress I guess.
We got to Flint MI about ...
... as he recalled. It looks like quite a pretty city in the downtown area with a river running through it and a little weir/falls under one bridge but also was pretty empty. Now, of course it is Sunday but still. It has a large university but then as we drove out on one road we hit a part of town in which many buildings were in rough shape and many obviously unoccupied and boarded up. A large church was for sale ...
... a canvas canopy to protect you from the sun and the rain, but for some reason they didn't put in any type of anti-mosquito devices. Oh, well, nothing is perfect.
Tomorrow we plan to hit the road and find some more antique stores along the way. We'll cross over into Ohio early in the morning and we plan to stop in Maumee, Ohio, which boasts one of the largest antique malls in the country. We'll see.
... accessorizing but that's beside the point) . Not to mention the fact that all this will be purchased at the Shanghai Ikea, which, hello, who wouldn't be excited about??
Anywho, these are my thoughts of the moment. I might not get a chance to write until I get to Shanghai so hang on every word until then my avid readers (all 3 of you, yes you too Kelsey Koewers)
As they say in my new home....umm....well I don't really know yet. I guess bye will work for now :) ...
... t know a lick of Mandarin (minus the four words taught to me by Nick Jr. and Ni Hao Kailan) Fortunately, however, I will have the aid of two Chinese teachers in my classroom that will be able to help translate. Throughout the day and the week, I will be teaching lessons on phonics, reading, music/movement, sports, science and math. Another bonus...while I'm there I'll have 3 other teachers who all graduated from Central to build our little Shanghai family and ...
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