Sarah and I are back from a weekend outside of Chengdu. The foreign staff at ISC went to a fun resort that was much needed. See some pictures at In other news, I broke down today and got a Big Mac. I lasted a month and a half – I thought it was pretty good! Sarah and I are going to do the western thing again and go search with Nate for this heavenly thing called “Starbucks” that supposedy opened up this weekend. It would be Chengdu’s first, and is much anticipated… now all I want is a Taco Bell or Chipotle!!!