Monday, May 15, 2006

Happy Teacher's Day!

Two holidays we don't have in Canada are Children's Day and Teacher's Day. Today was Teacher's Day, and also coincidentally Mother's day back home. We didn't get the day off like most of the other schools, but we got spoiled with tons of gifts from the kids. My loot included:

+ starbucks travel mug and coffee gift cert
+ 14 k gold earrings (!!)
+ mother of pearl letter opener
+ cake, rice pastries
+ box of exquisitly decorated little heart-shaped cakes
+ darjeeling tea
+ socks
+ hand lotion
+ pantyhose
+ Pepperidge farm cookies
+ cutely scrawled notes and cards from the preschoolers (aww!)

Not too shabby!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's a mighty fine haul there! I like how pantyhose is seen as a good teacher's gift.

12:45 PM  
Blogger moolz said...

Oops, that was me as anonymous.

12:45 PM  
Blogger Tuco said...

Hey Shi, I did a blog search for esl teachers and came across your blog (I taught in Japan and Poland for a while).
HOpe you're having fun teaching. check out
sometime if you get a chance.
Take care,

6:44 PM  

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