“Dammit Jim, I’m a writer, not a mathematician!”

A.K.A. Simple Math Hurts My Cabeza

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Hello, hi.

What is the one thing I realized once the majority of my jet leg went away? Yep. I cannot add. And it totally ruined the entire schtick, ahem, theme I’d been maintaining for THE HONG KONG EXPERIENCE. In my defence, I was sixteen hours ahead writing posts of events that occurred the previous day and posting them so that they reached here the day of… did that make any sense?

So, I haven’t done a Friday Forage in a long time, and this would’ve been the first of 2015. However, since all I’ve been foraging for this week is my laundry and a little bit of sanity, I figure I’ll keep to my important resolution and just be awesome MINUS the overthinking.

Heck, by the time I send this out, it might not even be a Friday post. I’m that footloose and fancy free.

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The Happiest Place on Earth…

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 10

2014/12/31 @22h23 HK time

… is wherever your heart is.

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

The sun set on a busy skyline that continued its frenzy well into the night.

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On the tenth day of Christmas–vacay–we were as happy as can be

because of M-I-C-K-E Y  M-O U S E.

And the adventure continues…

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Here’s Looking at You…

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 09

2014/12/30 @21h02 HK time

A.K.A. A Second Look…

Small favors that I was able to go out for a bit without incident.

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

It was “A Hard Day’s Night” as I stayed in not by my own choice. I had plenty of time to think about the past year and what’s to come in 2015.

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On the ninth day of Christmas–vacay–the view was so pre-tty

From 393 meters above the sea.

And the adventure continues…

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The After

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 05

2014/12/27 @22h05 HK time

¡Hola, Webbies! Comment ça va?

It’s no longer the 25th, but the carols will continue a-playing for the foreseeable future. Seems like even during the downtime, it really isn’t downtime, ya know?

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

Family. Togetherness. Gratitude.

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On the fifth day of Christmas–vacay–my sister said to me,

“Hong Kong Museum of History?”

And the adventure continues…

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Mary’s Boy Child

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 04

2014/12/26 @20h30 HK time

Guess what? The frenzied pace the day before Christmas is just as wackadoo as Christmas Day here in Hong Kong, the only difference being there are more Asian Santas milling about on the 25th than the adjacent days.

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

Crash! Bang! Boom!

And was just that one lady trying to edge her way to a display table.

In the Shoppers’ Battle Royale, no one is safe. Not even children, and yowza are some of them snooty! Their ‘rents are starting the awesome attitudes young.

People know what they want, what they think they want, and somehow convince themselves that wanting what they want is what they want. It’s a Christmas shopping miracle.

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On the fourth day of Christmas–vacay–my father said to me,

“Aren’t those harassed jeans?”

And the adventure continues…

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