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Lessons from Chinese TV

As you also know, we don't speak Mandarin. If you are a regular reader, you also know, we have cable television (when we decide to pay our bills). Why does a family, who doesn't speak Chinese, need cable television while living in China? Well, for a number of reasons. 1. There are 3 English speaking… Continue reading Lessons from Chinese TV

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Golden Week

We didn't celebrate Columbus Day this year, nor can we drink pumpkin spiced lattes, nor can we jump in a pile of orange, crimson and golden leaves...we did however, get a week to celebrate the season (in sunny, 80 degree heat) during China's National Day and Golden Week, a.k.a. the Mid-Autumn festival. After Chinese New… Continue reading Golden Week