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Things Seen in October 2014  Posted on 11/06/2014
On October 1st, I took the shuttle bus to the Subway Station. It was the first leg of my trip to the countryside to see my relatives and to reunite with my wife Jenny & son Tony who had gone there earlier in the week. As the...
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Things I Was Told in October, 2014.  Posted on 11/03/2014
In Beixin in the Jiangsu countryside, Jenny told me that Tony followed some countryside boys to a field and played with them. He didn't tell any adults that he was doing this and so they got worried and went to search for him....
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Things I Experienced in October 2014  Posted on 11/03/2014
It took me seven hours to get to Beixin from Wuxi on October 1st. It would normally take three hours. I first took the bus from Wuxi to Taixing and then caught a public bus to Beixin.I felt the weaving and swerving of a coach bus whose...
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October 2014 Thoughts  Posted on 11/01/2014
A showdown in Hong Kong. Will the Chicoms put down the demonstration '89 style? What would it mean for me?I didn't sense any trouble when I was in HK in February.Unlike '89, there is no Disneyland nearby.What would happen if...
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Things AKIC Did in September 2014  Posted on 10/06/2014
I had access to another person's We-Chat account and so I made some goofy postings to the Moments section: here We-Chaters can make postings for all their contacts to see. One I did caused a lot of reaction. Hoping for another...
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Things I was told in September 2014  Posted on 10/05/2014
A student told me that they had to write an exam on a Sunday evening. A Sunday Evening!! A foreigner told me that he was accosted by a local woman on the street who told him he shouldn't be dating Japanese woman while he was...
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Things Seen In Wuxi, September 2014  Posted on 10/04/2014
Things I have saw in Wuxi in September, 2014: A School Master with a loud hailer supervising rows upon rows of uniformed school children doing mass calisthenics on the school playground. Hair salon workers standing in file, outside...
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September 2014 Thoughts and Observations  Posted on 10/03/2014
Thoughts and observations from September 2014: For some extra money, I am listening to, watching, and typing out the words said in these lectures from a left wing and sort of religious organization, Sojourners they are called, at...
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Tony & Dad Can't Hide Anything from Mom.  Posted on 09/23/2014
At 7:50 PM on a Monday evening, Tony told Dad, who was lying in bed reading a book, that he wanted to ride the subway. Dad reacted with exasperation because looking at the time, he saw that it was late. The subway ran till about 9:20 PM....
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