Monthly Archives: August 2010

Recent Readings

A compilation of thoughts on Hesslers “Country Driving, Zhang Lijia’s “Socialism is Great”, and Leslie Chang’s “Factory Girls”. Three books that are great together. Continue reading

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Camp in China

For many months I have wondered about the possibility of bringing summer camp to China. With little similarity between American summer camp and any Chinese tradition, I revel in the possibilities. Continue reading

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Emei Shan

Emei Shan, the largest of China’s four sacred peaks, presents multiple points of interests: Famous views, ancient temples, and attack monkeys. Continue reading

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A New Look

I finally grew tired of looking at the Ipod and Chinese food container.  It was a good look at first, but I have been feeling that it didn’t line up with the material and things I write.  As a result, … Continue reading

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I don’t have anything particularly interesting to write about, but its been a little while, and I figured I would get something on here simply for the sake of keeping things consistent.  Summer camp days have been long, hot and … Continue reading

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The Mao Museum

A day trip in a region surrounding Leshan Brings us to visit the worlds largest Mao memorabilia museum. Hundreds of thousands of Mao buttons later, I had a strange story to tell. Continue reading

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