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... I decided to look elsewhere for my dinner, next briefly wandering through the adjacent Haoyuan Market.
Hungry, I found a Chinese fast-food chain at 6:01 and ordered by pointing to a picture on the menu board (nothing was in Roman letters). I ended up again with what resembled Kung Pao Chicken for 15 yuan ($2.40). I just needed to eat and get to bed. No time to search out more options. Food was good.
I walked a total of 12.88 miles today. View ...
... tracks a few times. I then had this thought that I was on a runaway train. Dee also thought a mouse was in the food bag. Our own little sauna was cooling down a little bit and it was getting bearable now.
But the need for speed was still in my head. I dreamt that the driver was fast asleep and we were heading to China in 3 days and not 7.
Every bump was echoed through to the bed and down the ...
... now). The next event is Halloween, where it's quite a big thing, so we are planning to decorate the classrooms and we have a Halloween party during the evening which should be good fun. So onto other stuff, staying partly with the education theme, I have been put onto the board of Directors for the Migrant Children's Foundation charity that we volunteer with, so I'm really proud to have been asked by Helen the founder, and good friend. Andy has been made marketing and events ...
Wow, that was a long flight. I had my doubts about half way through our flight from Vancouver to Shanghai that I was actually able to sit in an airplane for 12 hours. I kept looking at my watch wondering why time was standing still. Having never been any good at sleeping sitting upright I knew this was going to be a long night. At one point, about 8 hours in, I felt tired enough to give it a try. The rest of the passengers were obviously on a different schedule though, and were all ...
... they are not from Winnipeg. It would be like winning the Winnipeg lottery if you found thirty dollars in the street. Perhaps this is some kind of population control gimmick the government has in place? Very effective. I an still here to tell the tale of finding some money. Thirty five of it was spent on dinner at califoma beef noodle house... No that is not a typo, well it's a typo on someone's part, but not mine. And dinner capped off ...
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