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The Magical China Trip 2012

Photos: Shanghai, Yu Yuan

CHINA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Nanjing Road, Old City, and Stone Garden
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On the Plane and Arriving in Shanghai

CHINA | Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | Views [284]

On the Plane I had conversations with several nice people on the plane.   My seatmates were a young man from Shanghai who had been in the US for six years and a woman, originally from Shanghai, who has been in the US for 20 ... Read more >

Tags: shanghai


Back Story

USA | Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | Views [588]

I grew up hearing the stories and experiences of my father, D. F. Myers.   He was 60 years old when I was born, the last of his four children who were spread across four decades of his life.   He had been back in the United States for ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, burma road, china defense supplies, chongqing, d. f. myers, myers, shanghai, shenyang


Nanjing Wish List

USA | Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | Views [601]

Originally, I had thought that my father lived in Nanjing, but I was incorrect.  I talked with Jody, my niece, who is really the expert on the Myers papers because of her dedicated work transcribing and indexing the contents of the 9 books of letters ... Read more >

Tags: china, d. f. myers, myers, nanjing, truck testing, tung-shan


Shanghai Wish List

USA | Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | Views [537]

I will have 4 nights and 3 complete days in Shanghai - (Wednesday night) Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.   One thing I would like very much is to meet Professor Wu; I will make myself available for whichever day and time is convenient for the professor.... Read more >

Tags: china, d. f. myers, shanghai


A Day of Wonder - The Journey Continues

USA | Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | Views [831]

(To appreciate the wonder, you should read the "Back Story" and the Shanghai and Nanjing "wish lists.") Yesterday was another completely magical day for me.   On my Nanjing wish list I had voiced the desire to go to Tung-Shan ... Read more >

Tags: d. f. myers, nanjing, tung-shan


August 29, 2012, Back Home Again, for Now

USA | Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | Views [373]

I had a somewhat smooth return to Boise today.  It was such a smooth and direct trip from the hotel to the airport that I forgot to stop somewhere to get gas (that cost a pretty penny).  However, the flight was on time, I had a small row (2 seats) ... Read more >

Tags: boise, idaho, mountains


Corrections and Research

USA | Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | Views [439]

Today was actually a wonderful day, if you don't mind a few misadventures.  I found a parking place in Parking Structure 6 - not realizing how many other, closer, parking structures there are.  Stanford is a huge campus.  Having parked the car for ... Read more >

Tags: d. f. myers, dfm, hoover institution archive, myers


The Adventure Begins with an Incredibly Miraculous Day

USA | Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | Views [1016]

Meeting with Oliver and Gloria -- Today has been an incredibly miraculous day.  When I got to SJC, it appears my phone did not really shut down when I clicked power off.  I had little or no battery left!  Between the plane and the rental car ... Read more >

Tags: d. f. myers, dfm, hoover institution archive, myers


Photos: China Trip 2012

USA | Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | Photo Gallery

September 25 - November 17
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Tags: chinese food, myers, shanghai


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