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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Note: I am currently enjoying some vacation time in America with my mom in Marshall, IL. The semester has been crazy-busy, which has made me a bit lax on postings. Let me update you a bit on some happenings from China, … Continue reading
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
Please read the previous entry for explanation of Flat Stanley. Here he continues his adventures in China, with a visit to the countryside. Stanley learns that most city people have money but countryside folk do not. There … Continue reading
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
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
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