Monthly Archives: October 2017

Mother Nature vs China

The egrets are upset. From my balcony, I watch the two white birds circle, soar and glide their way over their destroyed home. They float gracefully to the far end of a tiny clump of heavy vegetation which has been … Continue reading

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Last Minute Chengdu Walmart Shopping Brings Surprise

Couldn’t resist this parting Chengdu entry as I am about ready to head off to Luzhou. After an early morning swim at 6:30 a.m., I hightailed it back to my area for a Walmart stop-in. Butter was needed, the last … Continue reading

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Holiday Ended: Heading Back to Luzhou

It’s time. Hard to believe my Golden Week is about over. Tomorrow, I head back to Luzhou to start up my teaching once again on Monday. ¬†While it’s been nice to get away, the dreaded part of this 1-week off … Continue reading

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Golden Week in Full Swing

After only meeting with my freshmen students for 2 weeks, suddenly it’s holiday time. We are on holiday at the moment for a full week commemorating the founding of the PRC on Oct. 1, 1949. ¬†This is what is known … Continue reading

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