Day Seventy-six: Spring

Day Seventy-six-2 St. Patrick’s Day in Shanghai was everything New York’s isn’t: sunny, warm and un-celebrated. Aside from a few expat bars participating in an old-fashioned pub crawl the holiday passes unnoticed. As it should be in China. Today’s temperature hit 23 C–73 F– and was the first time you could venture outside without a jacket; kids are popping up all over the place on bikes and skateboards, and I even saw a couple of them tossing a baseball. Here a grandfather plays with his grandson in the apartment courtyard among drying clothes and a freshly washed scooter.

3 thoughts on “Day Seventy-six: Spring

  1. Are you getting good at converting Celsius to Farenheit? I think I would struggle with that more than the money conversion. No one at my office is even wearing green today! Don’t worry, I am and we are having Corned Beef & Cabbage at the Sharp house for dinner. YUCK. šŸ˜‰

    • I can convert money easily–divide by 6– and miles–multiply by 1.6–but temps really hard and complicated so I use an app. I know that 12 is cool, 20 is warm and 40 is really really hot. šŸ˜‰ I’m so proud of you cooking and looking Irish! I wore my Sounders green jersey today. Love you!

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