Monthly Archives: September 2008

Military Training for Incoming Freshmen

                Temperatures have  soared into the 90s.  We’ve had a hot three days with the sun covered in haze, but not even cloud cover has stopped the steamy heat from surrounding all of us.             Despite the heavy … Continue reading

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Celebrating A Student’s Success

              I didn’t have much time today after church to visit with the congregation or pastor so I’ll save my returning church story for another day.             Instead, it was a quick dash by taxi to Tian Xi Ren He, a … Continue reading

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English Language Corner in China

                 Two weeks ago, Jalin and I were watching the Olympics in my apartment.  It would be our last Friday together before I left for Luzhou and she was feeling a bit down.             “Do you want to … Continue reading

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A Welcoming Wave Home

                Six years ago, when I first moved into my little apartment overlooking the Yangtze River, I was too busy settling in to bother much with the outside balcony.  The security bars that jut outward to protect me … Continue reading

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A Return To the Campus

  I now have Internet connection to my home.  Here’s your long awaited update!               The first walk with the dog around our little college campus brought so many smiles and waves.             “Ni huilaile! (You’ve returned!)” greeted Little … Continue reading

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