Category Archives: Luzhou

News from Luzhou . . . Finally!

  Swamped in Make-up Classes, and More Make-up Classes, and More Make-up Classes This semester’s continuity has been continuously compromised since the last update, nearing Easter Sunday. We’ve had Tomb Sweeping (April 5 with April 6 off), canceled Friday classes … Continue reading

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Trekking to the Luzhou Church on Sunday: Not for the Weak of Stomach

I have to wonder if our pioneering Methodist Canadian missionaries had the same feelings as I sometimes do when, in 1913, they made their way down the narrow alleyways leading to their newly-built, pristine worship center and sanctuary. I especially … Continue reading

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Hospital Experiences: USA and China

When the ambulance appears in the front of anyone’s house in my small Mid-western town , the whole world seems to know. Next door neighbors peer out of windows to see who is in such urgent peril.  Cars slow their … Continue reading

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From Along the Yangtze: 50th Birthday Celebrations Finally End

  Yesterday evening had me celebrating my Luzhou birthday dinner surrounded by Chinese friends and  Peace Corp colleagues, Angela and Geoff.  It was such a unique,  wonderful evening that I felt I should give you all the details. As mentioned … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve at the Luzhou Protestant Church

Getting ready for Christmas Eve worship: The Luzhou Protestant Church (Our  sanctuary, the original 1913 decore) For 2015, let me finally give you the highlights of our Luzhou Protestant Church Christmas Eve festivities. Every year, our celebrations are a little different as … Continue reading

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Happy 2015 from Along the Yangtze!

It was a quiet ringing in of the New Year here along the Yangtze River for the Luzhou Vocational College foreign language teachers­­. Chinese are receiving 3 days off (Thursday to Saturday), including all those in schools and government public … Continue reading

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How Many Visitors in 2014? My WordPress Stats!

For those interested, here are my blog stats compiled by the WordPress team for 2014.  Although I won’t be reaching my goal of 10,000 visits for my 50th birthday (Jan. 12), you have all helped me surpass previous years as far as … Continue reading

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