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Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago

This posting is mostly for my Chinese students and friends. This morning, my mom and I spent 3 hours enjoying the Lincoln Park Zoo and Lincoln Park Observatory. Short Introduction Lincoln Park Zoo, a 35-acre area located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, was … Continue reading

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Mom and Daughter Trip: Heading Off to Chicago. The weather? Yikes!

It’s soon to be the Year of the Dog, beginning February 15 (Thursday).  My mom and I are taking a trip to Chicago for a fun mother-and-daughter week, our initial journey beginning today, so I will just post this note … Continue reading

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A Spring Festival Interview for Luzhou

A few months ago, my school was contacted by the Luzhou media, wanting a foreigner to interview for Chinese Spring Festival (Chinese New Year).  This was to be a special edition of a broadcast on February 15, Spring Festival Eve. … Continue reading

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School Year Ends; Holiday Begins!

Finally! A spare moment to give you an update from China. My Christmas ended on a high note, as always, with gift photos handed out to all the students, faculty and friends as well as Christmas pencils which so many … Continue reading

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Participating in My Christmas Chinese Church Program in Luzhou

 Note: An edited version of the below was submitted to my hometown newspaper.  Hopefully, the article will be coming out  today or tomorrow.  Many foreigners in China are ignorant about the Chinese church and all that it has to offer.  Rarely … Continue reading

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The English Association Moves into High Gear with Halloween Activity Night

In a previous post, I mentioned the number of student clubs and associations we have at this college.  Booths were lining the walkways to entice new members to sign up, paying a fee of 20 yuan (roughly $4.50) per person. … Continue reading

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Mother Nature vs China

The egrets are upset. From my balcony, I watch the two white birds circle, soar and glide their way over their destroyed home. They float gracefully to the far end of a tiny clump of heavy vegetation which has been … Continue reading

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