SPECIAL NOTE: Before I share with you about THE LESSONS I LEARNED LIVING IN A STUDIO APARTMENT IN XIAMEN, CHINA, here are 3 important photos of my visit to see my godson Jim Cai, with his father, mother and grandmother (grandpa is busy with his own factory)....David got a bigger factory where there is room … Continue reading China: HOME SWEET HOME-6 The lessons I learned living in a Studio Apartment in Xiamen, China
SPECIAL NOTE: READ THE ARTICLE in China-67 about this new idea in China. Peace, Steve China March 27
SPECIAL NOTE: Nothing could stop anyone in China today to exploit every opportunity to make money and money! And so it did not surprise me that someone got the idea to start Smart Hotel...in fact Japanese style love hotels are in many major cities in China, with minimal workers or people to run the place...you … Continue reading (China-67) First Smart Hotel in Chengdu, the gay capital of China
SPECIAL NOTE: GO TO International-67 and read this article about Dalian..Steve, March 26, 2018 China
SPECIAL NOTE: During my last year as a visiting professor in China, I went with my boss (Head of the English Language Department in my school) to Dalian to attend a consultative conference focusing on producing and writing new books for teaching the English Language in China. During 2015-2017, I wrote two books SPEAKING ENGLISH … Continue reading (International-67) Dalian, the most expensive city in China? Not Beijing?
SPECIAL NOTE: Did I make a wrong personal decision to return to China after the busy Spring Festival holidays...when most people would return home to be with their families. In one word, a time to enjoy home and families and loved ones. I decided not to return to China during the Spring Festival or Chinese … Continue reading China: HOME SWEET HOME-5
SPECIAL NOTE: a MENGGUBAO or a Mongolian yurt, a house, has won the Red Dot Design Award, March 2018. A simple design but elegant, spacious and airy and attractive...in a grassland environment. Peace passion power, Steve Xiamen, China March 26, 2018 Hebei Province, China A building in the shape of a menggubao, or Mongolian … Continue reading (China-65) A Mongolian Yurt wins a prestigious design award!
SPECIAL NOTE: I am now visiting China and there are just too many careless drivers with their beams high in the nights...In America, many drivers, especially those driving trucks are doing the same, blinding you in major roads and highways. Not safe anymore to drive in the nights, so I avoid it totally, If I … Continue reading (International-65) Headlights are a danger to drivers!
SPECIAL NOTE: Strange that scientists still are in the dark why certain whales would kill themselves in a big group, not just alone. "Scientists do not know exactly what causes whales to beach themselves. Experts have said stranding can occur when whales are sick or injured, or make navigational errors, particularly along gentle sloping … Continue reading (International-64) Whales died in western Australia!