One of my favorite Chinese expressions is mashang, which literally means "on the horse." It's functional meaning is to indicate that something is about to happen — it is imminent. I used it earlier this evening at the gym. I got there ahead of my friend and was already doing time on the treadmill when […]
I now have a fairly full-fledged cold. I'm quite sure that it has nothing to do with the shot, but my co-worker thinks otherwise. I blame it on the kid who came out of the examining room as we were going in. He looked terrible and I think I caught what he had. Of course […]
After all this time I have finally gotten around to posting some of my Olympics photos to this site. Scroll down a bit and click on the photo album to the left and take a look. Those were some fun days!!!
Yesterday a co-worker and I made the trek across town to United Family Hospital to get flu shots. They were on sale — 88 kuai! (about 13 bucks). A sweet nurse gave us the gentlest shots ever. After administering them, she dutifully told us to drink lots of water the rest of the day. And […]