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Commute

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A Mother’s Blood-curdling cries in a Silent Village

Today began like every Wednesday. I woke up early — so I could lay around and read the news, snuggle a little longer– before a day met. Washed my face/tidied the hair. Did a full-length mirror check. — Below me … Continue reading

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Fifteen Means of Transport.

-Eight Day Holiday- -Four days spent in another province/another city — Guilin. Guilin is ~350 miles from Shenzhen. Two days were spent on transportation alone. 1. Shenzhen – Guilin: We arrived at our bus station twenty minutes before departure–8:20PM. We … Continue reading

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Twelve Hours on a Farm

We ascended the bus and I was awestruck. Faces stared in bewilderment both ours and theirs/sized each other up/sized each other down. Faces were: leathery weathered wrinkled tanned all smiles twinkling eyes gorgeous teeth bearded At first sitting, a little … 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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“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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Long Hua

In just a matter of days the following has happened… -My friend Chris, who lives in Long Hua as well, and I strode out to the beer garden on Sunday night to meet our fellows. -We saw two Chinese people … Continue reading

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Arrival in ShenZhen

ShenZhen is absolutely gorgeous. Long rolling mountains paved with reservoirs and a booming economy. We are staying at the Silver Lake Hotel and Resort. It’s nestled on a mountain and reservoir. It looks similar to the hotel in the shining … Continue reading

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China’s got talent

Currently, I am fighting a cold. I am healing myself and readying myself for the 26 hour train ride to Shenzhen. I would prefer not to be sick during that time. I took a few pictures of my kids today. … Continue reading

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gonggong qiche

New favorite word, “gonggong qiche.” Public Bus. It’s also a slang term for a tart. Chinese children are adorable. Slits in their trousers. No diapers, except for the tiny babies who can’t run around and cause trouble. Today a child … Continue reading

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