It helps to understand if you know that the pearl market is an entire floor of a mall with individual vendors that looks like this.
I'm getting homesick just thinking about it. Imagine living for three years down the street from this place! OK. Now breathe. And yes, it is just as incredible as you imagined. It was the single best thing about living in China and I miss it. Somebody send me TDY again, quick!
And speaking of China, Happy Lunar New Year everyone! It's the year of the Wooden Horse, which I hear is very bad luck. Too bad because I like horses, especially ones named Child 3.
I may just go out and eat some Kung Pao Chicken, which if done right is almost as good as a brownie. But also has wheat in it, so I'll be sick but at least I won't have hives.