It's a Shenzhen Ex-Pat Halloween, Charlie Brown! November 2nd 2008 After a week of showing "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" to my students, it was finally time for my party.
In years past, I have gone to Minerva's in Wisconsin. She and her hubby have a house outside of town so we can have bonfires, deep fried turkey, too much sugar, odd mixed drinks that shouldn't be made, and lots of beer, and then crash out, all while bothering no one. We ususally ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Shenzhen 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
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, and now I'm in Bangkok, Thailand. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparations and now my actual experi... full info