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Chinese Wisdom

He who opens his mouth while squatting is full of...

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I was given some important Chinese wisdom by a new friend yesterday. We were "squatting" side by side (a new and humbling experience for me) and of course I was talking. She told me that in ancient Chinese medicine it's bad luck to talk or open your mouth while in the bathroom.

I won't do it again! :P

Micah and I have started making video posts, but we aren't able to get them up while in China. We've been having trouble getting onto many websites, as they are blocked. You'll have to wait in suspense until we get to Hong Kong in a few weeks. In the meantime, here are a few pictures to enjoy!


I'm not quite ready for "retirement" just yet!

Have you ever received that Chinese Walmart email forward that goes around? It's all true!

One of the many beautiful statues in the garden at The Forbidden City

Posted by bucketbath 08:21 Archived in China

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Hey Joanie! I miss you and think about you guys all the time. I miss our tuesdays and wednesdays, but don't worry, Hannah and I have been doing some Joanie work outs together, which always end in, I wonder where they are and what they are doing.
I don't doubt they love you both there!
Big hugs from the big city,

by chinkara

Yay! China! How exciting! I'll be thinking about you lots and wondering what exciting things you're getting into and learning(even when you pee)! I love the posts! Keep them coming, please!

by Becky Klink

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