The good, the bad, and the ugly

Ok, here’s the thing…Either you have a Christmas party and try to do things in a Christmasy way, or you have a random party in December and don’t use the word “Christmas.” But apparently, that’s not the Chinese way. We had a big Christmas party at work and the only thing Christmasy about it, was…

Irreplaceable

“You realize,” said my co-worker, John, “That you are literally irreplaceable.” He said this after my supervisor did two things no other supervisor has done. First, he fixed my transportation receipts to make sure they were all perfect, and second, he arrange for someone to go to the visa office to pick up our passports…

A back-up plan

Ok, so something really scary happened. I decided to make this piece of beef I bought a few weeks ago (Frozen). I was in need of some iron, and I really craved it. It looked pretty good when I bought it, but it turns out it was all gristle and chewy. I ate a few…