Monthly Archives: June 2012

Peony or not

Bushes have been exploding with these beautiful flowers here in Xining.  I thought the bushes I saw were peony bushes, but the flowers look different than the ones I remember seeing in my great-grandmother’s bushes.  I’m not very learned with … Continue reading

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Homework

Anyone care to check my homework? 🙂

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“Little Swallow”

The kids sang this song for us in our living room a few weeks ago and I’m finally figuring out how to post it.  I can’t post a video directly into this post so I’m including a link for you … Continue reading

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Five!?!

Feeling pretty optimistic today about language learning. I mean, I’m getting used to the idea that each syllable probably has multiple meanings (even though they sound the SAME with the SAME tone) but at least each distinct meaning has it’s … Continue reading

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Flag Day

Are you in awe when you see a flag flying high? I remember making a Chinese flag out of red and yellow paper when I was in sixth grade.  It was part of a report I did on China.  It’s … Continue reading

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