Category Archives: From Along the Yangtze

Further Coronavirus Updates from Friends and Colleagues

Since my last report, so many happenings concerning the virus have been announced via the international news network. US air carriers Delta, United and American Airlines have suspended all flights to and from China.  American  has announced suspending to March … Continue reading

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Updates on China’s Coronavirus

Greetings again, folks! Here are a few updates from those on-the-ground (my students, friends and teachers) in China who are experiencing lock-down measures. Masks are in very short supply.  All cities are now asking residents (some requiring it) to wear … Continue reading

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Christmas in China: The Luzhou Protestant Church (Part 3)

“Foreigners can’t worship in China.  It’s against the law.” I have heard this adamantly repeated to me countless times, not only by people in America but by foreigners who live here. Many are unfamiliar with the laws of the country regarding religious worship in … Continue reading

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Still Catching Up: Easter Sunday at the Luzhou Protestant Church

I remember, awhile back, promising pictures of the Luzhou Protestant Church’s Easter services on April 21.  Let me make sure I post those here, along with a short explanation of what usually happens at Protestant churches in China. Changes to … Continue reading

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The College Semester Ends; The Summer Begins

“Shame on you!” That was the report from my mom, who has been chastising me for the lack of reports from China which used to fill this site a bit more often than has these past months. Since the summer … Continue reading

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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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