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Skyline full of Fireworks at Chinese New Year

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CRIMES AGAINST POSTERITY: Exhibit C

No Quiet on the Eastern Front Not long ago I experienced a profound realization. I was leaning from our office window at the time, one hand supporting my body by grasping the swinging metal bars, while with the other I launched an aerial assault upon a pair of wailing cats perched on the patchwork roof […]


The Chinese Backyard

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 45 Is this not what your backyard looks like? Do your neighbors not live less than 15 feet away and not use a power saw at 5 am? What about fireworks at 6 am, 7am, 7:15 am and so on throughout the day? No?! How fascinating. Really. You mean […]


China Mourns Quake Victims

If the video doesn’t show go here. At 2:28 PM Monday the 19th, heads all over China bowed for 3 minutes of silence in remembrance of the tens of thousands that were killed a week ago by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Here in Yichang, the closest city to the Three Gorges Dam, where the quake […]