Category Archives: Luzhou

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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English Corner on Our Campus: Food Night!

 All across China, university and college campuses, city parks and small cafes host what has been termed as English Corner (EC). These are well-known gathering places where those interested in practicing their English skills can show up and join with … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Tales from Along the Yangtze

Note: Internet connection problems have delayed me for a week to post these. The China Telecom worker has been here to say that the telephone lines in my home are so old that they need to be replacing.  This is a huge problem. We’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Mother’s Day Along the Yangtze

All week has been about one thing and one thing only in my English language classroom: Mothers! Yes, the year has rolled around again for another Mother’s Day culture lesson, shared with my first and second year students. This has … Continue reading

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