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Working Life at Jinling HIgh School

CHINA | Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 | Views [1274] | Comments [2]

Thought I would write about my school and classes in a little more detail now that I have finished my official first full (a little more than full) week at Jinling High School, Nanjing, China. You can read more about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinling_... Read more >


Nanjing Massacre

CHINA | Sunday, 30 Aug 2015 | Views [362]

This is a tough one to write about because it invokes all the horrors of war and the brutality that humans can inflict on others. It’s especially difficult having great friends – both Chinese and Japanese – and trying to stay out of ... Read more >


Photos: Nanjing Massacre

CHINA | Sunday, 30 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Taking the plunge

CHINA | Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Taking the Plunge - Oh, Wait - no...taking a dip!

CHINA | Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | Views [295] | Comments [1]

School is scheduled to begin next Tuesday - September 1. I will have two preps and five groups of students: Three sections of the first year students (Senior 1's: Senior high school, first year) for their Dramatically Speaking class which meets four ... Read more >


Tombs with a view

CHINA | Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | Views [216]

On a very sultry Friday afternoon, took a trip to visit the tombs of Sun Yat Sen and the first Ming dynasty emporer. Very different.  Located on the foothillf of the Purple Mountain. Beautiful sycamore lined streets. We took a tourist shuttle from ... Read more >


Photos: Tombs with a view

CHINA | Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Settling In

CHINA | Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery

Some pix of day to day, etc
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The Bible has a third book! - The Taiping Rebellion

CHINA | Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | Views [718]

Nanjing played an important role in one of China’s most devastating movements – the Taiping Rebellion – some of the facts of which may seem frighteningly familiar to other religious revelatory tales.  It’s 1847 and China ... Read more >


Getting my bearings

CHINA | Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 | Views [271]

Nanjing is a definite kaleidoscope/cacaphony of sights and sounds – there is the constant din of traffic accentuated by horns and shouts – this is backgrounded by the hum and throb of the cicadas throughout the city.  On our walk by ... Read more >


Photos: Getting my bearings

CHINA | Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: A little history

CHINA | Saturday, 15 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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A lIttle historical background

CHINA | Saturday, 15 Aug 2015 | Views [333]

Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu province and the second largest city in eastern China (after Shanghai ), with a total population of 8.16 million and a urban population of 6.55 million in 2013. The city whose name means "Southern ... Read more >


Photos: Nanjing - part one

CHINA | Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery


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To leave and arrive

CHINA | Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | Views [383] | Comments [1]

There is that moment – once your airplane has just taken off – when it has won the battle over gravity and has “taken flight” – that moment when you realize there is no turning back. I am in the hands of this machine and ... Read more >


Photos: Japan/Thailand 2013

JAPAN | Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Vacation!
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Photos: Asia 2013

TAIWAN | Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

Trip to Taiwan and Japan
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Photos: Full Circle

USA | Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery

Last Days
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Full Circle

USA | Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Views [315]

Writing this back home in Salt Lake in the wee hours of the morning - awakened by jet lag, but not feeling too bad. One month and one circumnavigation of the globe later than my first days in Kuwait. Parts of the trip now seem like a dream - the people ... Read more >


Photos: Osaka

JAPAN | Saturday, 13 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery


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