Monthly Archives: July 2012

5th month 5th day festival. . .

Experiencing holidays and traditions of a culture is a fascinating part of living in a country where you did not grow up.  A couple different people brought us plastic grocery type bags with these homemade treats.  We were to boil … Continue reading

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One stop down on the 82

If you walk down to the corner and around to your left, you will find just a regular looking bus stop. But, if you hop on Bus #82 and hold on tight. . . . . .after rounding a sharp … Continue reading

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Melons in season!

A flavor that reminds one of cantaloupe and honeydew but somehow has a taste that I like better than both.  It’s larger than a cantaloupe, but smaller than a watermelon.  Cost me 24 kuai (about $4).  I bought one from … Continue reading

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