Category Archives: Along China’s Li River: Longzhou, Guangxi

Happy Thanksgiving!

                For two weeks, my classrooms on the 4th floor of Teaching Building # 3 have been filled with talk of Thanksgiving Day.              Last week, the history of the holiday was covered in detail.  This week, our American … Continue reading

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A Grateful Thank You for Donated Books

              Last Saturday had my apartment filled with eager English Center volunteers.       What was the occasion?  It was time for us to record, catalog and fill the shelves of the English Center with the many books and games … Continue reading

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A Friend’s Visit, A Food Fair Adventure

    Reunited With An Old Friend                       The past two weeks have been a whirlwind.             Immediately after our Halloween festivities, I was visited by a very good friend from America, Becky John.             Becky and I first met … Continue reading

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Settling Into A New Home

  Getting to Know the Students               As the students appeared at my doorway last week, I ushered them in to my spacious sitting room where  they plopped themselves down on the furnishings.  This was their first visit to … Continue reading

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Return to Longzhou: The Term to Begin!

                   Friday, October 9th, saw all of China back to normal.                  The holidays were officially over.  Classrooms filled with students, the overburdened airports, train and bus stations cleared of vacationing millions, and stores cleared their shelves of mooncakes and … Continue reading

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