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Life in Texas: November 27 to December 23, 2011 — Amazon Cruise

Immediately after Thanksgiving, Deb, her mom – Velna, and Finnie flew from Texas to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to begin a cruise from there, through the Caribbean Sea into the Atlantic Ocean to the Amazon River in Brazil and up river … Continue reading

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Life in Texas. October and November 2011.

Life in Texas.  October and November 2011. Most of October and November were devoted to work at Kathy and Micheal’s house.  They had a small room that had once been a back porch, and some decades ago it had been … Continue reading

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Life in Texas, July 21 to September 30, 2011.

Life in Texas, July 21 to September 30, 2011. We managed to quickly get through the jet lag period after our return.  Staying up late and sleeping as late as possible in the morning, coupled with melatonin at bedtime, seemed … Continue reading

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Life in Weihai: Our Last Month in Weihai, June 13 to July 20, 2011

Life in Weihai:  Last Month in Weihai, June 13 to July 20, 2011 Early in the Spring semester we made a difficult decision to leave Weihai and return to Fort Worth.  We did not make the decision to leave our … Continue reading

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June 1 to June 12, 2011. Life in Weihai

End of the semester activities:  The end of the semester at Shandong University is not any different from end of the semester activities at universities in the U.S.  There are lots of social events, final exams, and last meeting times … Continue reading

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Life in Weihai. May 10 – May 31, 2011

Life in  Weihai.  May 10 to May 31, 2011 May 12.  Dinner with Zheng Qun, Lulu, Bin, Jenny, Tongtong, and Nainai.  Deb and I invited Zheng Qun and Lulu to go to dinner with us to celebrate their house purchase.  … Continue reading

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Life in Weihai. April 16 – May 5 2011.

April 17.  English Conversation and Rice Noodles. We have mentioned that we meet with any students who want to practice English speaking and listening skills on Wednesday evenings and mid-day on Sundays. Figure 1. Waiting for students to arrive  Figure … Continue reading

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