Object of Curiosity
As I walk the streets outside the university, cars blow horns and a busload of people compete for the best positions to see the Westerner. Who is he? Where is he going?
I decided to step out of my college apartment to take a picture of the sunset, not realizing that the door locks automatically. Locked out, dressed only in shorts and sandals…
Visit to a Local Shop
A walk around town to visit some local markets, noting the products they have, and to make a purchase of rice wine. The streets are noisy. Many people recognize me as a Westerner and are eager to say…
My First Week in China
Arriving only a week ago in China with my ESL certification, and with only one day before classes begin at Xiangnan University, I was informed I will be teaching Literature to juniors and Drama to seniors!