Tag Archives: Xinjiang

Living in China. October 3, 2012. Mid-Autumn Festival and My Birthday

SEPTEMBER 29. The Mid-Autumn Festival starts tomorrow. It’s date is based on the lunar calendar so the dates vary from year to year. This year it ends on the beginning of the National Holiday, so there care 8 holiday days. … 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 12-13, 2012. Flight to Urumqi.

  Sunday. August 12, 2012. We were supposed to get up at 5:00 and we had a black taxi lined up to pick us up at 5:15. Of course I woke up at 3:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep. … 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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Living in China. July 18-19, 2012. Trip Plans.

  JULY 18. This morning I was awakened at 05:30 by a giant thunder clap. We were having a bad storm. I knew I wouldn’t go back to sleep so I got up and turned on the computer to do … Continue reading

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