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We’re in Nanjing. Arrived this morning at 5:45 AM, bought tomorrow’s bus tickets to Zhangjiagang, and walked through the city. We saw Zhonghua Gate before heading through the Fuzimiao shopping district to our hotel. The hotel’s modest but modern, perfectly sufficient for our needs. We spent a couple hours at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial before […]


On Our Way

We’re eating dinner before heading to the train station. Our overnight train will put us in Nanjing tomorrow morning.


Trip Around China

In about a week, Nichole, Annette, Kelly, and I will be embarking on a grand tour of China. Over the month-long Chinese New Year holiday, we’re hoping to make a circuit of most of the major cities in China. We’ll travel mostly by overnight train, spending a day or three in Nanjing, Zhangjiagang, Shanghai, Hangzhou, […]


2 weeks ago we had visitors! Mom, Grandma, and my mom’s friend Deb came to visit for a few days. Their tour coincided nicely with our New Year’s holiday break, so we were able to show them Beijing without being interrupted by pesky work. They flew in on the night of the 29th, but since […]

Rock your world

Some photos of the last 3 months

For your viewing pleasure. From Our new apartment Our old apartment Apples Cool motorcycle The Great Wall Found squished in the living room