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Living in China. June 22, 2010.

Another hot morning, but about 11:00 we had a tiny bit of rain, cooling it off a little. But after 5 minutes the sun came out causing extremely high heat and humidity. Went to the ATM about noon. Planned on … Continue reading

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May 28, 2009. Dragon Boat Festival, Chess.

Naked Zongzi Today is the Dragon Boat Festival. It is a holiday for the government and for schools. In my neighborhood everything was open as usual. I couldn’t tell it was a big national holiday except there were no school … Continue reading

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June 16, 2009. Chess Night.

   Woman with Bird Cage It rained again last night and most of the morning. It is still hot and humid, but not quite as bad as on a sunny day. My toe is almost completely healed. I am barely … Continue reading

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July 4, 2009. Chess at La Casa.

Blitz Game There are a couple of people in the chess club that come from out of town to play. One is from Hong Kong and the other is from somewhere on the mainland. It is better for them to … Continue reading

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July 7, 2009. More Censorship.

Flowers I noted a few weeks ago that I signed up for Twitter, Facebook, and a couple of other “social networking” services. For a number of reasons I don’t really care for them, and hardly ever use them. But I … Continue reading

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July 11. Chess and Funny Signs.

Funny Sign July 10. Evening. I got home about 18:30. The thermometer on my balcony said 94. It must have been close to 100 earlier. I ate noodles, did my laps in the park, then came home and practiced chess. … Continue reading

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