Monthly Archives: November 2009

Sunday (AKIC Thursday) Headlines

Standing between seats on the Bus Saturday morning, I saw this young person standing between two seats on a bus.  He was doing this at the back of the bus.  The back seats on the bus  were above the engine … Continue reading

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Saturday (AKIC Wednesday) Headlines

Images Thankfully, I don’t include many photos of myself in this blog.  But this morning, as I stood at the bus I got to thinking.  I didn’t start thinking that I should put more photos of myself in the blog. … Continue reading

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Full of gas!

I asked the students to tell me the meaning of this English idiom: Empty vessels (Containers) make the most noise.  The students always seem to read idioms too literally even when you tell them not to; and the students did … Continue reading

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Vlog Twelve: Where I bought my lunch.

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Friday (AKIC Tuesday) Headlines

Flat Front Tire Poor Sleek.  Last night, she got a flat tire as we were trying to get home after my having taught the last class of the evening.  We were fortunate as to where the flat occurred  — it … Continue reading

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Tony and Andis on the Xihui Park Chairlift

Wednesday wasn’t a good day to be riding the chairlift.  It was too foggy to see much.  In fact, from the peak of Hui Shan, I couldn’t see the Wuxi downtown or very far across the Grand Canal. But I … Continue reading

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Tony at Xihui Park: The Zoo Batch

There really isn’t much to be said for the Wuxi Zoo, except they are going to move it.  But if you are Tony’s age, it is an alright place. The elephant looked forlorn. Tony thought it was funny when I … Continue reading

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