Monthly Archives: September 2010

The rat who bit me.

Last night my friend Christy came to join me in Longhua for our holiday this week. We have Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday off for Mid-Autumn Festival. She arrived on the bus at 8pm. I was waiting at the stop near … Continue reading

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every day…it’s getting stranger

I have two small garbage cans outside my sunroom window. I say small because back home our garbage cans are huge. These garbage cans are for every estate surrounding me [about 4-6]. A few days ago I noticed my service-man … Continue reading

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“La Cucaracha”

Just when I thought I had rid myself of all mites…I find a plump cockroach climbing my leg as I brush my teeth. I drowned the monster in bleach and then set more traps and sprayed more raid! I have … Continue reading

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“Heiders in Chiners”

First and foremost everyone should check out the book, “China Underground.” It’s by an American journalist who explores China’s gritty “underground world. Zachary Mexico. It paints a raw picture of what’s really going on here in China’s culture. I was … Continue reading

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