China General,August 21st, 2011

Been traveling,lazy at writing

It’s been awhile since I updated by page. Since April I have been doing a lot of traveling back to back.

Mid April I traveled to The Gambia, Africa, England, and Scotland for about 1 month. Shortly after returning to Xiamen, it was off to Thailand and Hong Kong. Back home to wash […]

China General,October 24th, 2008



I have been living in China three years now. During this time I have had the opportunity to observe the Chinese people going about their daily lives. I am struggling with the fact that I don’t yet speak Chinese. For some people, learning a language is like learning any subject. […]

China General,December 29th, 2005

Got my license!


Yesterday morning it was off to the Chinese drivers license office for my test. They handed me a 100 question test in English for God’s sake! Of course I only had a Chinese book to study, but what the hell. Anyway, I take this test with questions like…”When traveling […]

China General,December 27th, 2005

Chinese driving license


First I had to go to the hospital and get a “medical check up”. So this morning I go there and see three doctors. The first one has me read an eye chart, but of course she could not understand my answers. This made it a confusing process. Not to mention […]