Monthly Archives: August 2008

Luzhou, We’ve Arrived!!

            I have arrived back in my Yangtze rivertown, Luzhou!             Although I have so many tales to report, I am currently still not connected to the Internet.  I am using the office computer at the moment.  Little Flower is … Continue reading

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Good News, Sad News

               This morning, Little Ghost passed away at Dr. Q’s animal hospital.  I took her on an emergency run at midnight with Jalin at my side to his clinic where the intern and assistant were waiting for her.  … Continue reading

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Moving to Luzhou:

                          At this moment, I am about ready to pack up the kitchen items into boxes.             Yes, it’s time for the move back to Luzhou.  I’ve been working on the packing for four days and by tomorrow … Continue reading

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Online Scams: An Olympic Tale of Woe

                The scalper near the lion’s den (Beitucheng subway station) had me waiting off to the side while he went searching for a Cube ticket.             It was my second day at the Olympics and I was getting … Continue reading

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At The Olympics: An Unusual Encounter

              Although seeing the events was great, it’s the many people I met who made my Olympic trip worthwhile — the Olympic volunteers, the hotel staff, the spectators I sat next to and numerous others.               My most amazing … Continue reading

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Men’s Water Polo at The Olympics: Go, Team USA!!

             The water polo venue was located within the National Sports’ Center grounds.  This was a huge complex which held the national stadium, natatorium (swimming pool), and handball court.  It was a long walk from the Beituchen subway station, … Continue reading

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Into the Lion’s Den: The Scalpers Territory

               Despite my exuberance at getting a ticket on Saturday, I couldn’t help but wonder if I’d been too hasty.   I debated if I should have waited, or offered a lower price              That was before I surfaced from … Continue reading

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