Oh… I know.. I know…. I have been missing for like .. ever..… I have no excuses except for busy life, work and lazy. In China life moves so fast .. that next thing you know.. it has been 3 months…. many things have happened.. I do not even know where to begin….
We had the big flood of 2013…. Yuyao the city that I lived in for the last five years was literally underwater… many people were stuck in their homes for days at a time without food or water. Houses and cars were destroyed… and the government didn’t come and help them… China‘s true survival of the fittest. My husband was trapped for three days there but he is okay now.. that was about a month ago…. after the flood cleared the rioting started…. of course they were pisses about not getting any help…. and declared themselves their own country…. (kind of funny…. ) of course the government shut that down within a day.
Lets see what else… oh… My daughter had her baby… she had a little girl.. Khia Jo Lee Gray. cutest baby ever.. looks just like her mother… (thank god) …. I have posted pics on my facebook page. (Jo Gan) add me.
um.. I dressed as Nikki Minaj for the bar… photos on my facebook….. for the Halloween party at school I was a monster… have to keep it G rated for the school. I think it looks pretty good.. and shocking for china… I was quite the star that night.
Hubby and I are still living in different cities because of work. But he tries to come and see me every weekend unless something comes up.. I changed my hair… umm what else.
I have been keeping in touch with American women all around China that have moved here recently… we have started a little wechat group so we can be there for each other and help each other through the hardships and happy times and of course dating advice.
We have laughed and cried and cheered each other in this little group and I think it helps a lot to know there is someone else in the huge country that knows what your going thru.
My job is great… has ups and downs like any place.. but I think i have adjusted well to the changes that have happened in my life. I have experienced and met a lot of people in the last few months to give me fuel to start updating you guys.
but… I have to agree with something I read in a blog… a few weeks ago…. when you first come to china .. you want to write everyday…. and then after you have been here a year or so…. you take photos of everything and experience everything… but after you have been here as long as I have… 6 years.. now… whew…. things start looking normal…. so I have to go out of my way to experience new things. Or my blog will be just be stale… boring day-to-day stuff.
I have met some people and adjusted to my new surroundings and now I am back on track. I am back people… and I boy do I have some things to tell you…..
Until next time…..
- China says flooding has killed 337 this year (bigstory.ap.org)
- China Typhoon’s Big Casualty: Web Freedom – Bloomberg (bloomberg.com)
- Chinese Official Begs Flood Victims For Calm, as Protesters Demand Resignation (theepochtimes.com)
- Police deployed after flood protests (bbc.co.uk)