January 4, 2013
This is Joanna, one of our favorite students.  She works insanely hard at the things she wants to accomplish.  She wants to be an English translator when she graduates, and she’s also a student assistant in our department.

Last night she came over and taught me how to cook some simple, traditional Sichuan dishes.  

Someone once mistakenly taught her that Americans say “howdy!” after they finish eating.  The first time she did this, we had to gently explain that this isn’t quite true.  But it’s blossomed into a running joke for us.  When we finished our meal, she sat back, rubbed her stomach and proclaimed  “Howdy!” 

It was the perfect sentiment!

This is Joanna, one of our favorite students. She works insanely hard at the things she wants to accomplish. She wants to be an English translator when she graduates, and she’s also a student assistant in our department.

Last night she came over and taught me how to cook some simple, traditional Sichuan dishes.

Someone once mistakenly taught her that Americans say “howdy!” after they finish eating. The first time she did this, we had to gently explain that this isn’t quite true. But it’s blossomed into a running joke for us. When we finished our meal, she sat back, rubbed her stomach and proclaimed “Howdy!”

It was the perfect sentiment!

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