Is all I ever do here play catch up? I kinda think so. But in the spirit of eternal optimism, let me proclaim THIS TIME I'M GONNA STAY ON TOP OF MY BLOG. Because I like blogging. Regardless of if anyone ever reads my sentimental internet claptrap. And so, with that, I present the ELEVENTH of October, because another eternal truth about me is that I can never meet a deadline. Just ask my kid's kindergarten teacher at drop off time.
05:45 // Woke up by this squawker.
05:55 // Diaper change and costume change.
06:43 // Breakfast face in the mirror.
08:41 // School run in a taxi.
08:43 // Share bikes make my world go round. They are ubiquitous in Shanghai: they cost about 20 cents a half hour; you can find them anywhere; they take you everywhere; you pay for them with your phone; and they are so easy to use. I wish all cities had such a great system.
09:53 // A rainy day as seen from my office.
12:41 // Crammed as much work into a short time as I was able, then went out to find an ATM before heading home for some reason which now escapes me, and I guess that's why I should not wait four months to write these things.
14:46 // Post nap.
15:19 // On my way to meet Lyra's surgeon who happened to be in Shanghai for a couple of days.
16:42 // I feel so acutely aware of our good fortune to have such good people supporting us as we navigate Lyra's condition.
17:22 // Helping me make dinner