Taste Buds Beware!

#Confession – Most of my phone gallery are pictures of random Chinese things I need to translate to save myself. E.g. to know the difference between microspicy and ‘it’s too spicy’ 😂😂😂

No Parabolic

😂😂😂😂 Looked it up. . . Parabolic means of or relating to a parabola (a symmetrical open plane curve formed by the intersection of a cone with a plane parallel to its side. The path of a projectile under the influence of gravity ideally follows a curve of this shape).

Not sure how ‘littering’ turned into parabolic, but there we have it! 😜😜
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IS IT POP? IS IT COLA? IS IT SODA? NOW WE KNOW!

well. . . this is it. . . cola and soda finally go face to face in the ‘buyer’ battle of the century. Only thing missing is the presence of ‘Pop’ – the other cola. 😂😂😂 So apparently if it’s blue, it’s cola. If it’s pink, it’s soda. Now I know!

#Humidity Fun!

My Daily Surprise

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#Starbucks can’t figure out how to make my chocolate blended cream (aka #frappuccino). . . . Sometimes it has #coffee in it (😖). Sometimes not (🤗) Sometimes #chocolate sauce. Sometimes #cocoa powder. Sometimes nothing. Sometimes #whippedcream. Sometimes not. At this point, I’m not sure what it is supposed to look like. It’s always a #daily surprise! At least it’s usually #cuteguys making it 🙂

Dentist Pillows!

These #dentist pillows from Walmart in China were HUGE – came to my hips. . . They were in the #backtoschool supplies. I confess – I don’t see the point 😂 To remind you kids when they wake up to brush their #teeth? For classsroom #decorations?

WHERE WOULD YOU PUT THEM?!?

Shopping at Samsung Seoul

Sooooo. I recently had to buy a new #laptop 😭 Lawrence the Laptop has a broken touchpad, broken microphone jack, crashing battery, a fan that’s competing with airplanes for loudest lift-off, and lose USB ports. Poor baby!

After exhaustive research I decidedto get a #Samsung notebook 9. At 13.3 inches and super lightweight, it’snice for travel. Unfortunately #Samsung US website SUCKS and I couldn’t get it ordered before my mom came to #China. So I thought, why not go to #Korea! I’m there on vacay – hone of #Samsung. No prob!

Big prob! The laptop was $400 more expensive for a lower quality product! Instead of i7 they had i5 and instead of 16RAM, it was 8RAM. 😡😡

BUT! I was headed to #China and had to have a computer, so I picked it up anyway. Lil – funniest thing. So, the dude waiting on me was the cutest guy. Very nice, good English, helpful. But I was complaining (spectacularly) about the price. So he promised to give me a gift 😬

My gift? – A selfie stick, a toothbrush holder (with toothbrush! woop!), and a car magnet 😂😅😜😝 In fact, he gave me another set to my mom as well. Lololol. Not sure it was worth $400, but you know? I’m still laughing about it – so they’re probably #priceless.

Couple notes for potential expats:

1) Did you know many #computer products bought in the #US require that you keep the product in theUS to maintain warranty?
2) Your US warranty won’t always work abroad – #Dell won’t service my #laptop in #China even though it has centers here Cause I have a US warranty.
3) Foreign warranty’s may not be as good as the US version. So be careful before agreeing to transfer warranty from one country to another.