Monthly Archives: January 2011

Foreign Teacher

You can tell China is a about 95% homogeneous society just by some of the vocabulary. When people see you sometimes children will shout, ‘waiguoren/meiguoren’ meaning Foreigner or American. I like to shout back ‘zhongguoren,’ meaning Chinese. In the US … Continue reading

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Suspected Pick-pockets

China is a crowded bus. My parents visit was a merry-go-round wind-whirl. They came, conquered, and bounced. Unscathed. Pickpockets–Both my parents had unsuccessful attempts made by pickpockets to get their goodies. After a long day at a Buddhist temple and … Continue reading

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