This is my seventh year avoiding the western holidays. But maybe it’s my last. Despite my best attempts at moving halfway across the world to a communist country the holidays have finally found me. Christmas is unavoidable, and it looks like Thanksgiving, the American-only holiday, has landed as well. I’m
Happy Turkey Day
Most of the American teachers here didn’t even realize Thanksgiving was at hand (“When is it again?” asked one America…last night) but thanks to my culture class I’ve been on the ball with holidays as my students are interested in learning the traditions of western holidays. Aside from the history
Happy Thanksgiving!! Check out our Feast!
Well, it might not look like much, but I am pretty darn thankful for it! A friend was kind enough to send us everything we would need to make our own thanksgiving dinner. (The non perishable version of course.) She sent us a few other things, like a can of
Since I Don't Have Turkey….
Spending an American only holiday in another country is certainly interesting. Out of all the strange animals Chinese people eat, the one thing they don’t eat is turkey. So, it will be a turkey-less Thanksgiving for us. In fact, I’m still sick,–coughing and sneezing and all that good stuff– so