Category Archives: From Along the Yangtze

Happy Easter!!!

My home, at the moment, is filled with the scent of lilies and the remembrance of Easter past in my childhood, where coloring eggs and Easter displays on the dining room table invited us all to celebrate this special religious … Continue reading

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Finishing up my “To Do” list: A Historical Relic Homesick for Home

This afternoon, I headed off to Plainfield, Indiana (near the airport), for my hotel overnight before flying out from Indianapolis to begin my journey tomorrow, back to China.  My brother chauffeured me the 1 1/2 hours on I-70 to the … Continue reading

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Luzhou Applies to be A National Civilized City (全国文明城市)  

       During the past few years, Luzhou has been working toward becoming a National Civilized City. This prestigious honor ranks a city as being economically, environmentally, politically and socially excellent. The movement itself began in 2003, with  10 … Continue reading

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Christmas Activity Night at My College

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Before adding the next posting, Christmas at the Luzhou Protestant Church, I’ll include a short mentionable concerning the campus Christmas Activity Night. The Idea Emerges A few years ago, I had an idea that my Christmas lessons shouldn’t be just … Continue reading

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My Freshmen Reveal Their Lives through Essays

At the end of every school year, right before we dismiss for the summer holidays, my top priority is to visit my department’s office and pin down Mr. Chen, in charge of assigning courses to the teachers. “Don’t forget, Mr. … Continue reading

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The English Language Resource Center: Up and Running!!

It’s taken 15 years, but this past semester finally had the English Language Resource Center trickle into being.          I had plenty of help this time around instead of going it on my own, which I had … Continue reading

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My Tomb Sweeping Holiday Plans

Today is a holiday, Qing Ming Jie, or Tombsweeping Festival. Many families for the next 3 days will be traveling to the countryside to visit grave sites of family members.  They’ll clean the area, place incense and offerings of fruit … Continue reading

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