Category Archives: Visit To The States

Itineration Visits to the Far North and South

Ten days have come and gone, and in between my driving miles have totaled 1223 with 8 different presentations in 8 different locations.  Before heading off for my next gatherings, I am posting some photos of my landings in Taylor Ridge, Reynolds , Maxey … Continue reading

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Itineration Visits to the North and Central Illinois

I’ve had a busy 4 days, enjoying great fellowship, food, and welcoming overnights during my drives to Mason City, Effingham, Brownstown and Shelbyville. Before I forget, let me post our pictures here for everyone to enjoy. Ping An (Peace)!    

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Small town Recycling: “One Man’s Junk is Another Man’s Treasure”

My mom and I have just now been on a mission while sitting on the back deck:  Waiting to find out how many minutes it takes to get rid of a tiller cultivator. The motivation for this started the other day with the lawn … Continue reading

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A U.S. Dog Contest Entry: Wish Us Luck!

Last week, I went for a trim at my hair stylist’s salon, Stephen’s.  This was to ensure that I looked updated and preppy for my travels to our Illinois Great Rivers’ Annual Conference, which I attended last week. While lounging … Continue reading

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Catching You Up: NYC and South Carolina

I’m off again for a week, enjoying my travels around Illinois for presentations, so I felt I should do a little catch-up before leaving. Although I’ve been back in the States since May 9, it seems a shame not to … Continue reading

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Watching the 2013 Westminster Dog Show

            No one can deny that Americans are great animal lovers.  My Chinese colleagues, friends and students were always amazed how Little Flower played such a vital role in my overseas’ life.              When they visited, they’d gaze in wonder … Continue reading

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Last Days in Marshall

The Return to China Draws Near Time goes so quickly during vacation. Monday, I’ll be flying off to China to join the Amity Foundation’s orientation for newcomers.  As mentioned before, I will be leading workshops for the new teachers.  We … Continue reading

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