So it's Christmas Eve and I'm feeling weird. Today I bought Chinese-style pottery in 20 degree (C) weather. Then Jeff and I enjoyed a traditional Taiwanese dinner with Rita and her family (we skipped out on the chicken's feet). And now I'm thinking of friends and family beginning their Christmas Eve day while I am half a world away. What are you up to today? We miss you guys. One Christmas away is okay, but two in a row gets tough. So here's a couple "Jeff and Kathy in Taiwan" pics to help you remember us! Display them on your computer while you celebrate this year... it'll be like we're right there with you :)
This is Jeff and I in a beautiful restaurant we went to with Rita's family. It was buffet style and there was live entertainment. It turned out it was her father's birthday! The spotlight suddenly turned to our table and the woman on stage started singing "Happy Birthday" to Rita's dad. They brought us drinks and cake. It was a great night.
Merry Christmas Baby! Hamming it up in a karaoke bar. We went after dinner with Rita, her sister Vivian and their friend Christine. Karaoke in Taiwan is very ritzy - even better than Japan! Each room has its own private bathroom! And the videos are much better... not all that cheesy, horrid repetition.