Monthly Archives: October 2006

31 Oct

Halloween Horror Story

It was a dark and windy night. One of our students invited us to an English Corner. When we got there, we found that the night’s featured activity was a lecture on Halloween by an American professor we didn’t know. Aside from me and Josh, she and her family were the only non-Chinese in the [...]

29 Oct

Breaking the Fourth Wall

Sometimes we feel like we don’t know our audience as anything other than IP addresses. We would like to take this opportunity to get to know you better. If you’re reading this, please stop by the comments and tell us a little about yourself, even if it’s only your name and how you heard about [...]

25 Oct

Social Hierarchy: The Gym

People who work at American universities have access to some very valuable benefits. Among them: free access to great pools and gyms. Those benefits are very unusual at Chinese universities. When we were in Jinzhou we were luckier than most of our friends. Our school had a bare bones gym that we could use for [...]

25 Oct

Fun facts about us

Here are some interesting things about Josh and Emily that you probably don’t know.