Last week Little N had a week off from school. The kids were sick that week and I just felt like I was running around with my head cut off. So because of that there was a major miscommunication when it came to English Playgroup some of it was because it being the time of Chinese New Year and people having plans that don't always work so you have to be flexible. So at 9:45 am I got a phone call telling me that people were on their way to my house to play...I had a panic attack. I wasn't ready (I hadn't finished cleaning the house since the kids go sick, I was folding laundry and the kids were taking a nap!) Thankfully one of the other people that attend English Playgroup was at the Hsinchu Zoo. It's not the best zoo in the world but we are pretty sure that it has the distinction of being the oldest zoo in Taiwan. The best part of the zoo is that it is cheap. So we decided to meet everyone there and have playgroup at the zoo. The kids loved looking at the animals and playing with their friends. I enjoyed not having to worry about people going into my germy house and getting whatever it was that my kids had from the previous week. Thankful for spontaneous plans and fun times.