Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Norm

On the way home from class this morning the pedestrian bridge was crowded as usual.  But everyone seemed to know, as always, just how to keep things moving and surprisingly it doesn’t take much longer to get across than if … Continue reading

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Let me fly away, [SIC]

I love the English translations I see living here.  Getting a notebook last week to use for taking notes in class provided some fun and cheap entertainment as I shopped for just the right one.  To let you in on … Continue reading

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Our Harmony

One of my most favorite kids ever! Here is Harmony by a sign with one of the same Chinese characters as her Chinese name.  The English translation didn’t hurt anything either.  🙂 For Harmony’s birthday activity this year she wanted: … Continue reading

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September 1st

Once nice thing about the culture here is that you don’t have to wonder when to do certain things.  For example, there is no school calendar that you have to look for every year.  September 1st is Registration Day, period. … Continue reading

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Xining Square

Have you ever seen a place out the bus window and thought, “I should go there.”  Xining Square is one such place I’ve seen here in our city.  So, after lunch a couple weeks ago, the kids put their roller … Continue reading

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