Friday, September 26, 2008

Last Day ~ Final post from Taipei

I am closing down the computer... We are going to be picked up in about 3 hours at our hotel to head to the airport. Our flight arrives back home on friday night, 11:59pm in Redmond. I am sooooo looking forward to being home in the states.

Oh, we went to lunch at a Chinese restaurant today and we were treated like celebrities... but not in a good way.... well, maybe they weren't meaning to be rude, but seriously, all the waiters and waitresses(about 5-6 of them) stood by us, speaking chinese WHILE we ate...I think they were trying to be helpful... but to me, it was irritating to say the least, since I really don't like being stared at while I'm eating. I think that's when I realized I think I am DONE being here. I am thankful for this place and will treasure Taiwan because it is my daughter's birthplace, but being away from the US for 2 weeks made me realize how much I love the USA. I hope I didn't sounds too negative.... most of the people here have been GREAT.

Please pray for safe travels!

6 comments:

Texas Piglets said...

Where were you eating? I had that happen in China once. 2 stood behind me (I was with a group of 7) and about 5 others stood behind the glass wall and just stared at us. I wondered if they didn't think we could see them. :)

Elizabeth Bergeron said...

I think they are just overly curious and very taken by the simple fact that you adopted a little girl from their country! We experienced that in China and we found one young lady to be so taken that we avoided eating in that resturant when we saw her.

Melinda said...

Praying for safe travels for you Pam! I am sure you can't wait to be back in the US and back in your own home! I have loved following your journey! Thank you for letting us be a part of this very special time in your lives!

Donna said...

You're just ready to be home, Pam! We experienced uncomfortable stares, etc...I think it's more accepted at least in China to be obvious with your curiosity. Uncomfy for us US folks. Can't wait to see you HOME!!

Karmen and Greg said...

Sounds like you're just plain ready to be home! : ) You know as much as the trip is exciting and everything, I think the best part will be just enjoying everyday life with your new sweet little girl. I know by now you are doing just that ...

Mark, Rebecca and Sophia said...

Hope you had safe travels, and that you are resting up and transitioning well.