Category Archives: Tiny Town on the Li River

Final Longzhou School Days announced . . . Again!

                Our English Center was filled with students yesterday when I arrived at 4:30.  There was a lot of talk about our upcoming English Talent Show contest, taking place tomorrow night.  I’ll be judging and enjoying students singing, reciting poetry … Continue reading

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Rumors Finally Put to Rest: The Longzhou School’s Final Days Announced

A Weekend Reunion              Last weekend was one of catching up and fun times with old friends.  As mentioned in the last entry, our small group of Guangxi Amity teachers was meeting up for a small reunion in Nanning.  I … Continue reading

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The Pool-in-the-Middle-of-Nowhere: A Visual Journey

           As last reported, 9 months ago I took off to find the pool-in-the-middle-of-nowhere, only to discover that it was closed.   There was my adament promise made to return in May, hopefully on opening day, to once again try my luck.             Last … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden, Especially on the Bus

    Note:  For over 2 weeks, I have not been able to access my site for blogging.  All my efforts were blocked by some unseen force.  But today, for some reason, my ability to enter my account has returned.  The following is a saved article, updated to meet today’s readers.        … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’ Day from China!

A Simplified History of International Women’s Day           International Women’s Day (IWD) began in Europe and America in the early 1800’s.  At that time, in America and other countries, there were great changes as the economy was rapidly developing … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! (And change of Website)

  A Change of Website              For 2011, I have  learned that My Space is closing up shop.  All My Space blogs are to be moved to a new location.  Beginning January 4, no new blog postings will be … Continue reading

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A 2010 Merry Christmas!

Connie’s Open Houses               Unless a Christian, Chinese don’t celebrate Christmas nor do they understand the reason of this special day that sweeps the world every December 25th.  My students, however, get the full meaning of Christ’s birth and … Continue reading

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