Good News: We finally have travel orders! So we can schedule packouts and buy tickets and generally get ready to get outta here!
Bad News: Now we have to schedule packouts, buy tickets and generally get ready to get outta here.
Good News: We have plane reservations!
Bad News: Turns out that after the cost construct, we're going to be several THOUSAND dollars out of pocket just to sneak into one extra city on the east coast. And that's before we've rented a car, stayed in a hotel or done anything fun.
Good News: After several months of searching and one blog post that mentioned my missing boot, it suddenly reappeared in my closet this evening!
Bad News: After three long paranoid years in Beijing, I will never stop wondering if it has been converted into a "shoe microphone" without my knowledge.
Good News: I spent the whole day at Silk Street, buying pearls and purses and pillows, with a break for the most delicious lunch with dear friends at Hole in the Wall.
Bad News: I gained five pounds. Also, I am crushed by the realization that I will never be able to recreate sesame beef after I leave here.
Good News: Tylenol PM worked, and I slept a solid 8 hours last night!
Bad News: Tylenol PM does not pay me zillions of dollars to sponsor this post.