Monthly Archives: December 2014

How Many Visitors in 2014? My Wordpress Stats!

For those interested, here are my blog stats compiled by the WordPress team for 2014.  Although I won’t be reaching my goal of 10,000 visits for my 50th birthday (Jan. 12), you have all helped me surpass previous years as far as … Continue reading

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China Cashing in on Christmas Commercialism

Note: Before you read this, I’d like to add a few notes concerning the below entry. A friend sent me an article from the New York Times concerning the recent banning and “humbugging” of Christmas by certain provinces in the … Continue reading

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Christmas Along the Yangtze

Fragrant evergreen, scented candles, sticks of cinnamon, spiced cider – these are the smells I associate with Christmas. But in my apartment here in China, at least for the past 3 weeks, it’s the aroma of one thing and one … Continue reading

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