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* First snow! *

I woke up this morning to a nice surprise - freshly fallen snow outside!  Yep, today is the first snow of the winter season. I decided to go outside and see this snow for myself.  But first, I put on my hat that my aunt...

Chinese lesson with Uncle Tibbs

Someone asked if Mr. Tibbs could speak Chinese.  I thought this was a good question since he said he spent some time there, so when he woke up, I asked him. "我会讲中文," he said to me.  I did not understand.  He laughed and then said,...

Special delivery

Today something beary interesting happened. There was a knock at the door and then a loud thud.  When I opened the door, I saw a large box. The box had this funny label on it.  I also noticed there was an airhole on the box. An...

Happy Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving, a holiday that I did not know about until I came to the United States.  I am still learning a lot about this holiday and what it means.  So far, I think it is about being with friends and family and...

Guess the movie

Yesterday a very famous movie was showing on TV so I watched a little bit of it.  Can you guess what it was?

McDonald’s

There are many things that are new to me since coming to the United States, but McDonald's is not one of them.  I remember seeing a McDonald's restaurant in Bosnia, where I used to live.  But the one big difference about McDonald's in the...

Supermarket trip

I got to go to the supermarket for the first time the other day.  It was really fun riding around in the shopping cart and seeing all the delicious kinds of food you can buy.  Some customers were looking at me strangely...

Piano ♪♫

Okay, so I started taking piano lessons.  I'm not exactly sure how I am doing it without opposable thumbs, but when there is a will, there is a way.  :) I am going to practice everyday in hopes that I will become the next Bearzart...

Leftover Halloween candy

Oooh!  I found the bowl of leftover Halloween candy!  Don't eat too much, kids.  You might get a tummy ache.  OM NOM NOM NOM.

Laundry day

Today is laundry day so I am helping out a bit.  I almost fell in while pouring the detergent!  That would be so scary if I fell in the washing machine.  But I am starting to stink a little so I think I need...