Category Archives: Holidays

Come to the Countryside and Experience Peasant Life!

​          Today is the first day of the Chinese New Year 2017, year of the rooster. I would like to share my first Chinese New Year experience with you all. This Chinese New Year I find … Continue reading

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St. Patty Comes to China

Today, I introduced the holiday of St. Patrick’s Day to my students. They seemed to relate better to this holiday than they did to Mardi Gras (see earlier post from a couple of weeks a go). My students told me that … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras!

I shared the magical holiday of Mardi Gras with my students this week. Some of them said to me, “This is the craziest holiday we have ever heard of!” I have actually have not been to a Mardi Gras Parade … Continue reading

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Letters to Santa

I have been on holiday the past several days, but now I am back at school. Today,in my classes, we talked about the German tradition of St. Nicholas Day (December 6th) and learned about Santa Claus. After reading several letters … Continue reading

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Belated Happy Thanksgiving!

So, I hope everyone had a happy holiday back in America. I thought I would share an excerpt from my journal, yesterday. My well-wishes are a little late, because we are having internet issues on campus today. Happy Thanksgiving! 11/28/2013 … Continue reading

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A Different sort of Thanksgiving

Many of my friends in America are still sleeping. So, I will wait til the morning to share my official Thanksgiving post. I had a different sort of Thanksgiving  this year. I woke up feeling very home sick! I did … Continue reading

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THANKFUL

I shared a song with my students this week for  Thanksgiving. I found the video and the words to be very inspiring so I thought I would share it all with you as well. Let’s show our thankfulness by being … Continue reading

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