Monthly Archives: August 2006

What I love/like about China/Shanghai

Before I get accused of China bashing or undue criticizing of China let me just add this. I like China, I moved here on my own free will, married my wife here, and am raising a family here. Do I … Continue reading

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Just when you thought it was safe to watch some pokemon…

I have been told this would be a bad time to let my politics show as more and more eyes are on me, and not just people looking at blogs either. But some things I can not leave alone. I … Continue reading

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Welcome Message…

Greetings and salutations! I woke up Tuesday morning, on this side of the Pacific, to notice I am a featured site. Thanks to the editors who believed my site worthy. There are a few things I need to explain about … Continue reading

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When in Rome… err Shanghai

This past Friday I was invited to a massage by a co-worker and my wife.  His wife and my wife work together and many of the women from that office like going to this massage parlor almost every week.  There … Continue reading

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Beijing Trip – Day 3, Great Wall part 2

I climb down and notice there are flowering dogwood trees and yellow flower trees I do not know the name of.  The trees, flowers, and shrubs around here offer a wonder bouquet of smells that swirl around in the mountain’s … Continue reading

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Beijing Trip – Day 3, Great Wall part 1

After what seemed not to be enough sleep the sun woke me again.  The sky seems to lighten so early in Beijing.  It was good I got up so early as we had to leave very early, The Great Wall … Continue reading

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Beijing Trip – Day 2, Part 2

Leaving the Towers behind we were whisked away through the alleys and lake side to the home of Song Qing Ling, the wife Sun Zhong Shan, he was the first president of China, before Mao Tse-Tung.  He was not from … Continue reading

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Beijing Trip – Day 2, Part 1

Day two came a bit earlier then expected. The hotel in the Hutong area (meaning small alley ways) we were staying at is situated by old Chinese feng shui so when the sun came up it came right into our … Continue reading

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Beijing Trip – Day 1

Re-post of June 29th’s article  The first day of our Beijing adventure actually began at night.  Tuesday evening after 9 straight days of work I quickly changed and met my wife in the lobby of the building I work in.  … Continue reading

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Internal Race relations in America

This past week my wife and I were going through our nightly ritual of showering, brushing teeth, hair, etc. and somehow got into a discussion on race relations in America. She is convinced most of the US is full of … Continue reading

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