Travel Blogs from Brewer
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 humanity will be assuaged, and afterwards I am usually glad to return to my mostly solitary life.
One year, many years ago, we were in San Francisco over the 4th of July. We love to stay at the Fort Mason Hostel; up on the hill the sound of foghorns can be heard throughout the day and night, the uplifting smell of eucalyptus trees is ubiquitous, and the Golden Gate bridge can be seen from a few of the rooms. I love ...
... shovelling snow is definitely good exercise.
When Bill got home he picked up where I had left off, and cleared off more of the snow enshrouding my car; but I still can't drive anywhere yet until some of the feet of the snow in the driveway melts so we can dig out everything else frozen around my car. What a lot of energy --and expense-- we northerners waste each year, just trying to stay warm and allowing us freedom of movement. Unless we ...
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