Crossing the Street in Chinese

IMG_1975Rules for Crossing the Street in China

  1. Make a will.
  2. Look both ways plus up, down and sideways.
  3. Pretend you know what you’re doing.
  4. Remain vigilant until you reach a set of stairs that will not accommodate anything with wheels.
  5. Do a dance of joy.

On the way from Shanghai the first night we arrived, I stared shocked and dazed out the window while our driver wove through traffic and Porter fidgeted on my lap. Apparently there isn’t a van in China that would hold us, our driver, and all our luggage, and you know, seat belts are optional. Gasp, shock bad mother, bad mother. But I wasn’t thinking about seat belts, all could think was. I’M NEVER CROSSING THE STREET IN CHINA!

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