Wrapping Up this Semester

In thirty-four days I will be back state-side, home, for the summer.  I only have two more weeks of classes, then two weeks to travel and do the tourist thing before I come back to the states. I’m nervous, ya’ll.  I feel like I’ve been away forever, and I know that I have changed, (hopefully…

Stealing Breakfast

Well maybe stealing isn’t the right word, but it sure felt like it.  This morning I was running late for the bus, or more specifically the Teacher Van that runs between Nanhu campus and the Shoyi campus and ended up having to run, bag in hand to catch it. When I got finally got seated…

The Importance of Friends

So, I had company last weekend. One of the former teachers in Wuhan texted me a while back looking for a place to stay when she visited the city. She has since moved to Hangzhou and is living and teaching there, but still has a lot of mutual friends here in Wuhan. It was so…

Visit to Héngyáng – 衡阳

This week was May Holiday and I had the unique opportunity to travel with two of the other university teachers, Edwin and Mary to visit some of their friends in Hengyang.  It is normally about a six hour train ride from Wuhan if you take the slow train, but we were able to get tickets…