30 Mar 2012

Weeklyish Challengey Thingie: Drink Like a Responsible Adult Person

Last Saturday, I went to Shanghai to celebrate my friend Jeannie’s birthday. About halfway through the evening, I found myself in a conversation with a German guy. Well, it wasn’t really much of a conversation. The music was really loud, so I couldn’t hear most of what he was shouting into my ear.

Plus, […]

23 Mar 2012

Weeklyish Challengey Thingie: Go To the Gym

One of my many New Year’s resolutions this year is to get back in shape. (I know. I’m sure you’ve never heard of that as a New Year’s resolution before. I’m really breaking some new ground here, aren’t I?)

To help me achieve this goal, I’ve even posted a workout chart on my fridge. […]

18 Mar 2012

I’m Probably Engaged. (Or “Reason #236 Why I Should Learn Chinese Already”)

I know I blather on endlessly about how I don’t talk to boys or ever go on a date unless I manage trick the guy into it. (Which totally works, by the way.)

But, I’ll have you know, I do have my suitors.

It’s just that I tend to attract a certain type. This […]

12 Mar 2012

Weeklyish Challengey Thingie: Five Challenges, One Weekend (Or “It’s Possible I’m a Superhero Now”)

As you may recall, at the beginning of the year, I decided 2012 is totally the year I’m going to challenge myself.

To make it official, I even came up with a big long list of challenges for myself for the year. These challenges include your basic New Year’s resolutions, like get back in […]

8 Mar 2012

Stuff I Really Kind of Like About My Life in China: Glutinous Rice Balls

I totally know what you’re thinking.

“Glutinous rice balls? Seriously, Sally? Are you on crack?”

Umm, funny you should ask.

Let’s just say, that might be a possibility.

I don’t know how this happened, but I’m totally addicted to these things. Like if-they-are-even-in-the-house-I-need-to-eat-every-last-one-of-them addicted.

And, really, the only explanation I can come up with […]