1 day ’til arrival

Well, technically speaking, it’s 2, since she will arrive on 16 March 2011 midnight. 

I’m talking about my mom.  She’s coming over. 🙂

I am excited!  Though I saw my mom last February when I had my vacation in Manila, still, a familiar face is always a welcome treat.  And it’s my mom! 

Although my mom visited in Bejiing in 2004, I told her she should re-explore the place again.  Though the sights are still the same, i.e. Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Great Wall, and so on, but there have been a lot of changes ever since China hosted the Olympics in 2008.  I wish I could’ve seen how and what it was like in the 70s or even the 80s.  I am only speaking in comparison to what my mom’s experience when she travelled here 7 years ago, and during my stay here as a student in 2007.  Knowing China, a lot can change even in the span of 6 months, what more 7 years. 

Anyhow, I am supposed to write a report (which I’ve been trying to do for the past weeks or so).  I have the draft ready, but my mind is clearly drifting, drifting, and drifting away…..

I am excited.  Now, time to hit my vacuum cleaner and tidy up the house again. 😉

Carpe Diem!

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About wonderfullywendy

My name is Wendy, currently deployed and living in the capital of the country with half of the world's population, China. I've been living on my own for 3 years now, counting the time I spent as a student here in China. After going back to my country, I was sent back to Beijing to assume my post and stay here for 6 years. I've been here for 2. years, and I look forward to more meaningful years ahead. I'm happiest when I travel, eating, hanging out with my bosom friends, drinking a good and hot cup of coffee with a book, and just exploring the city and taking photos of whatever catches my eye. I enjoy solitude, but I also enjoy observing people and their dynamics and try the best that I could to capture it in my camera. Since I sometimes (well, more often) tend to be forgetful, I hope this blog would serve as a my memory-bank, to enable me to document my travels, photos, thoughts, experiences, and projects that I am working on. What's one thing I truly want to learn? To cook proper food. :D So, I hope in this blog, I get the chance to document whatever I can, whenever I can. Enough said. :P
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