Today was a fun day. Shelly, Rocio, and I went to see the Shanghai Art Museum. Free admission and they say it is the best in china. My verdict after going…I haven’t seen many museums in china but it was pretty good. Definitely one of the better museums I have been to. Afterwards we just walked around and explored some cool building. Couple quick highlights: finding a hidden rooftop bar, spontaneous, deep life talks in a sky top lounge of the biggest Mariot I have ever seen, and of course drinking some delicious mongo crunch. Nothing like some mongo crunch to brighten your day.
Shells, quick shout out, check out this life changing epiphany. In fact I give credit to Andrew Beuhler for this one, who threw out this gem of a sentence the other day. It is better to do something and regret doing it than NOT do something and regret the lack of action. I think this is a good way to live. You learn way more from action than from inaction. Pushing your comfort zone is the only way to grow. It is the slight hesitation you have to just overcome.
On a rougher note, my buddy Nate and his girlfriend back home of a year just broke up the other day. So brutal, those are never good times. If there is ever a place to distract yourself or find fun things to do, it is shanghai. Hope he pulls through.
The group of americans studying abroad in Shanghai is starting to feel incredibly small. I mean everyone from all the programs who are here. It is not uncommon to meet someone around and have a mutual shanghai American friend.