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... having them here - I really liked having people to talk to at
home, as it's not like I can have conversations with my neighbours yet.
We had also been very lucky with the weather - it was quite warm, but not unbearable, and after the cold of NZ very welcome. Apart from the rain on Friday it was dry, but I was sorry that there were no thunderstorms, as they are very impressive. Maybe next visit...
As you may expect, days like Mother's Day and birthdays can be a bit tough when you are 5000 km away from the people you love, and 1 of the local teachers in particular realised this and invited me out to dinner with her and 2 of the other local staff.
The 3 of them all live in the area known as university city - it is on its own island, and has several (I think they said 10) universities located there. It is considered to be THE place to go to uni in the province and was finished ...
... cake, candy, bread, pizza, burger, chicken, ice cream. The foods, of course, are familiar, but not all the English words, especially chicken, bread, noodles, rice. (They all know pizza, cake, burger) Last night was only the second time they have been introduced to the vocab, and they can't read yet, so being able to recognise the word alone was pretty impressive. The ones who struggled a bit were helped by the others, so no one was left out of the game.
... I will tell them stories, and I will play games with them. I will also tell them my experience in America. Like these children, I do not see my parents for a year or two, and I have to face the difficulties myself. I will tell them how I resolve the struggle alone. Through my experience, I want to tell them that they can find hope and future through studying and hardworking.
I grow up in a well-off family, thus I rarely experience ...
... quite surprised to be informed that out 4 pm classes had been cancelled due to an orange weather warning in place.
I asked what orange meant, and was told it is one step down from red, which is the big nasty. Anyway, we got to go home early, and although it didn't seem to be that bad at the time, by 7:30 pm it was pretty spectacular.
I was watching TV with a friend at my place, and we couldn't hear over the thunder, so watched the storm instead for a ...
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