Monthly Archives: October 2010

shelf life.

Yesterday I decided to venture further into my wardrobes. Upon taking out countless towels, bags full of mosquito nets, a toy gun, a stuffed monkey, and lots of chair cushions my eyes were aghast when I noticed a glass jug … Continue reading

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“People Mountain, People Sea”

I miss having “personal bubbles.” Back home if someone invaded our bubble something was seriously wrong. Here that does not exist. Chinese people are extremely hands on. When having a conversation they will slap your back or arm — all … Continue reading

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“East to West, Guilin is the Best”

We took the sleeper train from Shenzhen to Guilin. Our bus was scheduled to leave at 930, it left an hour later. This is common. We had our own tiny bed on the bus all forty of us plus two … Continue reading

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