Category Archives: Post Sent via Email

But what about China?

Yes, we live in China, and from reading the posts below, you might wonder “when are they going to see China?” Fear not. There are no more official holidays from school until January, and Wuhan and Guilin (both in China) … Continue reading

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We’re in Singapore…

…and have one more day here until we fly to Hong Kong. I really like Singapore. Sentosa Isalnd is nice for the beaches, swimming, and general family fun (especially for the kids), but the country is clean, green, and wonderfully … Continue reading

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Comparative Multiculturalism

One of my academic interests in coming to China lies in laying the groundwork for some comparative research on multiculturalism and immigrant incorporation. This week I just finished 2 books that I hoped would help me get started in my … Continue reading

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Happy National Day!

Today is the 60th Anniversary of the PRC, and it begins a one week holiday which includes Moon Festival on Saturday. This means fireworks, parades, and lots of mooncakes. On Tuesday I attended the “The People’s Government of Guangdong ProvinceReception … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation 2

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the opposite of cabin fever

You remember when summer finally arrived in Vermont and I would joke that it was the beginning of one really long summer? I think I only half-believed it…. Forecast for Guangzhou, China 10-Day Forecast High / Low (°F) Precip. % … Continue reading

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KINDERGARTEN!

Jie-Jie spent the afternoon in kindergarten and will start in earnest tomorrow. She was withdrawn at first but relaxed a bit after about 3o minutes. I was able to leave her in the classroom for the remainder of the school … Continue reading

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