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It’s Job Fair Day!

At Luzhou Vocational and Technical College, my seniors have been gearing up for our annual school job fair on October 26, today, which began at 9:30 a.m. and will continue for the rest of the day. Every year, the school … Continue reading

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An October Mystery: Gremlins at play?

I am having a bit of a mystery at present.  The English Language Resource Center  has a 5-gallon jug water dispenser which has 2 levers:  one for hot (to make tea or instant coffee) and one for cold. In China, … Continue reading

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New Competitive Swimming Pool Opens in Luzhou

If you don’t know, I am one of those die-hard swimmers who never did get rid of the swimming pool bug.  After many years on a swimming team growing up, and also swimming with my university team, I still get … Continue reading

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The English Language Resource Center Finally Up and Running!

It’s been awhile since a last update.  What with the school year starting, daily pool swims, organizing new lessons for the freshmen, and currently a 1-week holiday from Oct 1 – 7 (dubbed Golden Week) commemorating the founding of the … Continue reading

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Farewell to Our Little Lao-lao: “再见, 小老老. 我们会想你.”

It was a sad departure for my mom and me yesterday. Not so much for the mother-daughter farewell  as I head back to China, but more for the loss of our Chihuahua, Xiao Lao-lao,  Little Old. Despite my best efforts, … Continue reading

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A Taste of Home

It happens to all of us. While traveling either in country or abroad, there comes a point where we crave some specialty food item that comforts and soothes.  We all have our favorites, be it fresh Illinois sweet corn for … Continue reading

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The English Language Resource Center: Up and Running!!

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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