March 2006

March 18, 2006 // 0 Comments

The Chinese version of Scoobie Doo’s Mystery Machine. 

March 18, 2006 // 2 Comments

The Chenzhou government building–and in front of it, a giant statue of a gun with a knot in it. There is irony here, but I am not sure what it is. 

March 18, 2006 // 0 Comments

Its been too long since I have posted a pic or a story, I know. This was taken today at one of my favorite places here in Chenzhou–the tea shop. Even though my wallet always feels much lighter from this place, I always enjoy my time at this shop.This is the owner, a gentle and kind man from Yunnan province, the nicest place in all of China. I will be bringing back a lot of Cha from his shop. 

Another Week in China

March 5, 2006 // 0 Comments

I have held off on posting anything to the old bloggeroo because the last week has not had very many events going on that are worthy of blogness.The weather is finally improving and so are my spirits again. The last couple of days have been the same cloudiness that it has been, but the weather is warm enough to leave the windows open and allow some natural light into my flat. Classes have been slow as my schedule is very easy this term–I have three day weekends once again as well as only one class a day, which will be nice when I begin to travel again, but when I am here it makes for a fairly boring three days. The only busy day of teaching that I have is on Friday, where I am instructing for most of the day–the rest of the time it is one or two classes and that is all.Which should allow me for a lot of time writing and beginning to wrap up the time that […]