Category Archives: Luzhou Vocational and Technical College

In China, College Graduates Need to Beware of Employment Scams

 Note: This article will appear in my hometown newspaper in a few weeks.  For those who receive my newsletter, this story will look familiar but take another read below because this is a longer version with a bit more information.                  As an English language … Continue reading

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My Sense of Patriotic Duty Misses the Mark Among the Chinese

  My many years of teaching English in China have given me numerous opportunities to share my American culture with others. It is something I do willingly, a way of actively celebrating overseas one of my favorite John F. Kennedy … Continue reading

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Playing Catch-up: Christmas Eve at the Luzhou Protestant Church

  Note:  This next bit is in my most recent newsletter, which some of you probably have received by now.   However, please check out the photo gallery that’s been added because I put in a lot of pictures that are not … Continue reading

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Our Yangtze River Road is No More

During the month of December, the topic of conversation racing throughout our area was the impending doom of Wa Ya Bao Lu, our Yangtze River road. We along the river were given notice on December 2nd that everyone must move … Continue reading

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Catching Up: Busy, busy, busy!

What a hectic, incredibly busy semester! I have never in China had this many weekdays, evenings and weekends packed so full that I haven’t been able to squeeze in an update on my blog. This is certainly a first for me and I’m not sure … Continue reading

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The Return to China! The School Year Begins

Where has the month gone?! After arriving in China, the weeks just whizzed by in preparation of the school year.  Here’s a look at how those weeks sped onward , beginning with becoming legal in China by getting my resident permit, … Continue reading

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Along the Yangtze, We Also Remembered Charleston, SC

The shooting deaths in Charleston, SC, during a Bible study at the historic Emmanuel Methodist Church just last week, have spread like wildfire throughout the world. This also includes China and my Yangtze river home, Luzhou. Today, from the pulpit of the … Continue reading

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