Colonial Gables Oceanfront Village
Travel Blogs from Belfast
After a fairly uneventful 14 hour flight from Detroit to Shanghai (reading, watching, the Grand Budapest Hotel, napping), I arrived in Shanghai. 14 of us from Maine, Texas, North Carolina, and the Boston area rendezvoused with our good friend and interpreter, Chen Jian, to ...
... of interactive, thinking activities that will engage students and build comprehension. I usually have about 100 students with four 1.5 hour classes.
Probably my favorite part of the experience, however, is West Lake Park in early morning and late evening. Tai Chi. Singing. Dancing. Exercising. Beautiful Flowers. Pagodas. Umbrellas. It couldn't be more exotic or inviting.
So, goodbye to Facebook and Netflix and mowing lawns and July in Maine.
Best to all.
... of the important fort, at the time, began in 1844, but stopped in 1869 and was never completely finished. The fort was never attacked or fired a shot in defense of the river, but it was temporarily used to garrison 20-54 troops during the Civil War and about 575 troops from Connecticut lived at the fort for a month during the Spanish-American War due to local concern that there were unknown ...
... a saguaro cactus didn't he?) or better yet, a blade of grass. The imagery comes to be from memories of studying the non-violence practices of Ghandi and Martin Luther King. While looking for the quote or passage I found this poem, Mankuthimmana Kagga, from the south Indian writer Dr. D.V. Gundappa*:
Be a ...
... when this read finds you.
Enjoy and if you dare, stay tuned for the next, when hopefully I'll actually be in India!
All my love,
Desneige "of the snow" Hallbert (pronounced Hall-bear ((like Colbert in the Colbert report)) since getting my Masters*)