Last week, some of my students and I had a rather interesting episode in the elevator at the American International School. I caught the elevator with my students on the 2nd Floor. We were heading up to the cafeteria located on the 6th Floor. When the elevator reached the 5th Floor it just stopped. No problems, we pressed the alarm several times but it took the security … [Read more...] about Stuck in the elevator at AIS
Today was an interesting day. We lost our electricity again. It happens every Tuesday now for the entire day. Luckily they turned our power back on at 3 PM since exactly at this time, the water repairman brought back the ground water pump for the house. He stayed for two full hours. Before he left, he had made our water problems worse. Not only is the water leaking … [Read more...] about Water Woes Part II
Wow, I can't believe SaigonNezumi.com has been online for two years as of yesterday, March 23rd. Actually it was formed a couple days before but the blog entries were, well, a bit negative in regards to Vietnam. I decided to be a bit more positive about my blog which in turn changed my view of Vietnam significantly. I actually started blogging back in 2004 before leaving … [Read more...] about SaigonNezumi.com – 2 Years Old
More problems in our house. We have a water leak somewhere in the house but we cannot find it. Last week, the water meter guy knocked on my house door to tell me there was a problem with the reading. A couple months ago I used only 4 cubic meters of water. Last month it read 23 cubic meters. I just checked the meter today and in just 13 days, I used about 15 cubic meters … [Read more...] about Too Much Water!!!
These little buggers are quite sneaky and more clever than American ants. If they see any food, regardless if their in a container or plastic bag, they will find a way to get to the food. Yes, they can chew through plastic, something I have never seen their American cousins do. When I first came to Vietnam back in May, 2004, the ants got to my cough drops. I was a … [Read more...] about Vietnamese Ants :)