I suppose that eventually going to the grocery store is going to become old hat, (and this blog will become a yawn)… but right now it’s just one weird thing after another!
Actually they’re Lychee nuts. Can’t say they’re my favorite. I prefer the mango at the bottom. This is a new shape and variety I haven’t seen before.
Thanks to Ben for translating the Chinese everyone was taking their picture in front of last weekend: Nanjing Pedestrian Street Station.
Hmm. Clearly it means something to them that we don’t know about. We’ll have to ask around.
In other news:
Last night I started Chinese classes. I liked my teacher. He was a pleasant and engaging guy, unlike the woman I had had with my trial lesson who was rather stern and didn’t care if I caught on or not!
This morning marks the beginning of what everyone here calls the start of the “social season” with the membership drive for the American Women’s Association today and the Shanghai Expatriates Association tomorrow. The term social season makes me feel like I’m in the 50’s but I suppose they have to call it something. Guess I better get this posted and go put on my white gloves and hat!