Lunar Musings

I know it's a week late, but I did want to say something about the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.  I got...

At Middle Age

In case you're wondering about my knees, here's an update. It turns out that there is a vendor in the basement of the Silk Market...

Watermelon Season

Summer is watermelon season in China.  Selling, buying, and eating watermelon become national obsessions from May to September.  In a land where 90% of the...

200 kph Uphill

That's what I found myself doing yesterday morning.  I wasn't driving, and I obviously wasn't on a bicycle.  I was on one of China's new...