Dad’s turn, or...Lauren, what did they say? Or...Lauren’s not here, what do we do now? June 20th 2008 June 18th, 2008
If she lets me put this on her blog site, this is my turn to talk about our trip to see Lauren and a world that is like no other that one can imagine. This trip gives a whole new definition to “Lauren in Charge.” Where does one begin on a trip like this? It actually started three years ago at Indiana University’s orientation for new students. Lauren called Bonnie and I ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Chaoyang district For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Hello Everyone! Well, I'm finally off to China and not just talking about it any more. I, ofcourse, miss all of my family and friends, but that's the point of this website! Hopefully I will periodically (as much as possible) update my travel journal so that you can all enjoy this experience with me without actually being in China.
For those of you that do not know, I have come to China to study abroad. Through May, I am studying at one of the universities in a language-intensive program so that I can focus on my proficiency in Chinese. From May through August, time is of the essence an... full info