Sense of Time

If I could have anything, I would ask for time! I always wish there were more hours in a day!
I'm a night owl which is why I'm still up although it's 2am here and I have class tomorrow...

But anyway, loading pictures takes too long but I thought I'd give you an update on things here in Suzhou !

* It's still freezing in case you were wondering... but now I have UGGs (I'm assuming they're fake since I only paid 20$ but they keep me warm so that's all I care!) I've never liked UGGs, I swore I would never by a pair... but I'm in China and I was getting fed up of having frozen toes everyday so that changes everything!! :)

* Thursday China will be celebrating "Lantern Festival" !
I received this email from one of our Chinese teacher:

"In China,Lantern Festival is an very important occasion for families to get together and for everyone--young, old, rich and poor to have fun.It takes place at the end of the Chinese New Year Celebration,on the fifteenth day of the first moon.Lanterns have been part of Chinese life for centuries,so it's not surprising to see a festival of lanterns.
Now I'd like to share with you about some useful information on coming Lantern Festival this Thursday."

Sounds like fun!

* I've been trying all kinds of new food and I like it all! I wasn't expecting it to be so rich though.. everything is deep-fryied, grilled, fryed or stir-fryed...

Hidden behind the McDonalds building I found a local market with all kinds of fresh food :) I never knew there were so many fruits and vegetables I didn't know about! And even the familiar ones like eggplant or cucumbers look different! But they taste really good!
Oh and somehow it's strawberry season here! And they're sooooo delicious although they don't look ripe at all!

* I can order in Chinese! The other day the waiter even told me "hen hao, hen hao" which means "very good"! YAY that made my day!

* "time is endless". Sense of time is another cultural difference... In the Chinese culture it is said that there's always more time. That's actually because they have a circular perception of time, which means everything comes and goes... nothing is forever, it all just keeps turning and as long as everything is balanced it can't go wrong... I like that!


Now.. good night!




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  1. Love U sweet girl.

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  2. I love your postings.
    Fabulous indeed.
    Enjoy every golden moment of your adventures in life.

    Love Jeanne
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