Category Archives: Chengdu Life: Pets in China

A U.S. Dog Contest Entry: Wish Us Luck!

Last week, I went for a trim at my hair stylist’s salon, Stephen’s.  This was to ensure that I looked updated and preppy for my travels to our Illinois Great Rivers’ Annual Conference, which I attended last week. While lounging … Continue reading

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An Ending to Our Wesley Story

Yesterday, I said “Goodbye” to our campus rescue, Wesley. It wasn’t the goodbye I had envisioned, nor the one I had hoped for, but it is the one that has transpired, none-the-less Here is the ending to our Wesley story. … Continue reading

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Wesley Looking for a Home: “你好!我叫卫斯利”

(Note: I am using an ancient computer that is no longer allowing access to certain features of my website or hotmail account. If you don’t hear from me for awhile, that’s why!) Before beginning a new blog launching into yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Kitty in Need: My First 2014 Act of Mercy

My walks to and from class take me about 20 minutes once I leave my apartment complex. Last year, I quickly found the best pathways to take across the university campus that would save me a minute or two. These … Continue reading

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“How’s Your Chong Wu ?”

              “Pet” is not a word in Chinese a language learner would know unless he or she had one.              When I first acquired Little Flower as my pet, I had to look up the word so I could … Continue reading

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A Good Day For Getting Vaccinations

              I love holidays in China.             Not only is everything still open, even post offices and banks, but the traffic is light.  Getting across town in a taxi or bus is quick and easy.  This is why today … Continue reading

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Dr. Q’s Greatest Love Animal Hospital

               Early Saturday morning, as I swiftly walked through the open doors of Chengdu’s Greatest Love Animal Hospital,  I felt a wave of relief.  Little Flower, my Chihuahua-mix pooch, had been sick all night.  But now, soon to … Continue reading

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