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AKIC's April 2015 Notes, Observations and Thoughts.  Posted on 05/04/2015
I didn't realize it was April Fool's Day till it was too late. I was working that day and I could have used it as a subject of conversation at school. I suppose that I was the fool.At the beginning of April, I was following...
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AKIC's March 2015 Notes, Observations and Thoughts.  Posted on 04/03/2015
Leonard Nimoy, the folk singer and host of the documentary series "In Search of", who made a name for himself by playing Mr Spock, died at the age of 83. He is just a little bit older then my father who would be 81 now if he...
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February 2015 Notes, Observations and Thoughts  Posted on 03/03/2015
So here are my February 2015 Notes, Observations and Thoughts: I watched Super Bowl XLIX at Casa Kaulins on a Monday morning local time. I was so disappointed to see the Seahawks lose that I stayed from the news for 24 hours because I...
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January 2015 AKIC Notes, Thoughts and Observations  Posted on 02/03/2015
Having a wife who doesn't care one fig for western New Year's, I stayed home on New Year's Eve. Mature people stay home on New Year's Eve. And I must say that I am fortunate to have a wife who is mature beyond her...
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Books AKIC Read in 2014  Posted on 01/04/2015
Book Author The Rise of Modern China (Part 1) Immanuel CY Hsu Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 Sir John George Bourinot Our Culture, What's Left of it: The Mandarins and the Masses Theodore Dalrymple The...
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December 2014 AKIC Notes  Posted on 01/04/2015
December 2014, I did the least amount of writing for this blog since I started it in 2005 (2006?). Why? I had been occupied with other things like my son Tony and whatever my wife Jenny wanted me to do, so there wasn't time to sit...
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David Warren on China  Posted on 12/13/2014
David Warren on China:China is gutted today; gutted by the worst effects of both the prevailing materialist ideologies, "socialism" and "capitalism." Her own best traditions were abandoned in seeking false goods. Clink...
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November 2014 AKIC Notes  Posted on 12/04/2014
Just one entry to cover AKIC goings on in November 2014: Here's a confession. I can't stand the sight of some students. In fact, knowing that I will have them in my class makes me feel irate. Something about their manner,...
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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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