Monthly Archives: September 2011

Playing in Xianju

Recently a former student asked me to spend the weekend with her family in a town about 3 hours away by bus.  She was proud to show me the beautiful landscape of mountains, forest and water. We climbed the mountain with … Continue reading

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KTV

I have been relentlessly pestering people here to take me to KTV. These karaoke clubs are very popular in China.  Different from the US, patrons rent a private room, have drinks and snacks brought in and select songs from a play … Continue reading

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Nokia Debate

Is China becoming too Westernized?

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Back online

I returned to China and began my new job on August 1. My blog has been neglected because of serious computer issues. Can’t get a needed Toshiba part for my netbook in China because they don’t import Toshiba parts. Had … Continue reading

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