Tag Archives: Vivian

Living in China. November 19, 2012. Quiet

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11. It was very cool this morning. I might have to break out my long pants soon. I woke up at 04:30 and tried unsuccessfully to go back to sleep, but was unsuccessful, so I got up at … Continue reading

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Living in China. November 10, 2012. Election Loss

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012. Had dinner with Robert last night. We went to the same outdoor Muslim place we went before. We had a lot of grilled lamb and various veggies. One thing we got was a plate of chilled … Continue reading

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Living in China. November 6, 2012. Flute and Fruit

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4. Another bright and comfortably cool day. Vivian and Eleven spent the day with us again. They came by about 09:30. Edison slept all morning. At 12:30 when I went out he was still in bed. Took a … Continue reading

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Living in China. October 21, 2012. Duck, Club Viva, etc.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19. Afternoon. It was very pleasant today. It was sunny and cooler, I’d guess about 75 degrees. Met a 66 year old Chinese man named Robert on my walk this afternoon. He spoke pretty good English. We sat … Continue reading

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Living in China. October 15-19, 2012. A Little Socializing

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15. The girls and I had dinner with my friend Robert last night. He is full Chinese but was born in New Zealand. He lives in the Louhou district which is very nice, very busy. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Living in China. September 21, 2012.

It’s been very quiet here lately. I have little to report. We’ve had a few get togethers with friends and I’ve been going to chess club. Every afternoon I take my walks. I’m still exploring the new neighborhood. Edison went … Continue reading

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Living in China. September 6, 2012.

It’s been very quiet since we returned from Xinjiang Province. Friday night we got together with a few friends at an outdoor barbecue place. Saturday I played chess. Monday I began looking for a new apartment. Sea went with me … Continue reading

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Living in China.August 24-26, 2012. Return to Shenzhen

Friday. August 24, 2012. Today Sea is meeting her friend from high school for lunch. He was the main person who helped her get past the documentation problem she had about getting her police records from Shenzhen. She wanted to … Continue reading

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Living in China. August 12, 2012. Packing for Xinjiang

Tomorrow we’re going to Xinjiang. The plane leaves at 8:00, so we’re getting up at 5:00. Sea has a car lined up to takes to the airport at 5:15. I’m kind of excited since this is a part of China … Continue reading

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Living in China. August 7, 2012. More Quiet Days

It’s been very quiet, so I don’t have much news. Vivian’s father came in to stay with her, so she’s not been bringing the baby over during the day. On the 2nd she took us out to lunch at a … Continue reading

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