This is the public Blog of Debbie Holmes. Real estate agent extraordinaire, with scientific training (which makes me very good at analysis). I have three boys. One going who just graduated law school and two in graduate school. I am one lucky mom!
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Day 6 -- The Great Wall of China I must have been excited. I woke up at 3:30 AM instead of 5:30 AM… We were supposed to go with Stephanie, Emil and Jesse but Stephanie was sick and Emil had seen it 3 times. I sent Randall upstairs to preserve my feet and I bought breakfast to go. At 5 AM...
Today was a slower day…. Stephanie wanted to go to the knock off market for foreigners. It is famous and in the guide book. We (Jesse, Stephanie, Emil and I) hooked up with Daniel Wenz (who we saw before)… Daniel went to school with Stephanie, Jesse and our son Jonathan. We went to a Mexican/Viet...
Day 4 – Trip to Beijing Okay today I woke up and many things hurt… I took 800 mg of Advil and hoped for the best…. Today we planned to go The Great Wall of China…. We were going to do it like the Chinese and take the train for $1/ each way… Today we are joined by Daniel Wenz from the College...
Day 3 Trip to China, Sorry I will have to write the blog a couple of days late because I did so much that I collapsed when I hit the computer. Also Randall has discovered he can get on second life from my computer and I have it less…. We woke up and I tried the soup everyone seems to be ea...
Today is low key…. The trip to the Forbidden City and the salty food seems to have me in some difficulty. My feet hurt and my hands are swollen… So we are going to stay close to “home” today. We still had a small adventure. We moved hotels since the one we were staying on was under constr...
My husband and I are in Beijing visiting our oldest son and his girlfriend. It is very exciting... The kids seem well and somehow Beijing seems different... Modern/Western... At least until I got to a public restroom and realized that we were expected to squat. My Facebook doesn't work here so ...