Mister and I have some good friends* who are going to Hong Kong and China in June and invited us to come along. Actually, we invited ourselves to come along because it sounded fun and we have a ton of frequent flyer miles that are about to expire. So we were all set to make the reservation when we read the small print: “Must have a passport for six months before obtaining a Chinese visa.”. Guess who doesn’t have a valid passport? Uh-huh, Mister. Guess who is super angry about that fact right now? Uh-huh, me.
Stay tuned for Jennie’s feeble attempt to finesse the lovely people at the Chinese Consulate in Houston.
* Actually, just the husband is a good friend. He married wife #2 recently and she seemed fun and enjoyable that one time we met her. It’s very strange that many of our friends have been getting divorced and remarried lately. Is it a mid-life thing or what? So far the subsequent spouses have been pretty decent, though.