On the Island.

Today I actually got my dad to shop a little.  I usually enjoy leisurely strolling through stores, carefully choosing my purchases.  He’s a ‘what are you shopping for?  Let’s get ‘er done’ kind of guy.  That’s not my way.  Usually, I have no clue what I’m shopping for until I see it.  I’m uber-cheap, and […]

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Scenes from Guangzhou

The time I’ve spent here in Guangzhou has been so different then the time I spent “in province”.  This has definitely been the break in the trip, the halfway point if you will, it is a definite “that was then, and this is now” kind of a feeling.  I’ll be heading home in just 5 […]

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Encouraging News.

I’m sorry this post is picture-less.  The food here got me and I’ve been sicker then I’ve been in a long time.  Without getting graphic (and for those Seinfeld fans out there), the streak has ended.  I feel better today though.  Not well enough to tour the Safari Park, but thankful that whatever illness this was […]

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A Preview and a Contrast.

I got a preview of what flying home with Dolly will be like as we flew from Xi’an to Guangzhou today.  Let me tell ya, it wasn’t pretty.  To all the passengers of that China Southern flight, I’m so sorry.  If I had the Yuan to do it, I would have bought you all drinks, […]

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