One of the bells I write about in my book, The Bells Are Not Silent: Stories of Church Bells in China hangs in the bell tower of this old Lutheran church in Qingdao. Here’s how the chapter opens: Amy and I slipped quietly into the pew at the old St. Paul’s Church in Qingdao, now known […]
While visiting a Temple Fair in Beijing during Spring Festival one year, I spotted this street performer having a rest on a park bench. I love the colors.
On a late summer afternoon in Beijing, I parked myself on the side of a busy road and snapped pictures of people on their evening commute. This was my favorite. She was riding due west, into a bright sun, hence the “Darth Vader” hat. And if you think it’s purpose is to merely shield her […]
This was taken last August on our road trip to Newfoundland. It is the lighthouse at Cape Spear, the easternmost point of of North America. I love that I caught the beacon! Related Posts: Road Trip: Back to Newfoundland Halfway to Ireland A Pittman Drinking Song
Spotted in Xichang, Sichuan Province….I always wondered why she chose that spot in the middle of the road to plop down her plastic stool! Related Posts: Xichang City Gate Friday Photo: The Happy Couple Friday Photo: Old and New The Flying Lutherans Don’t Bare Your Arms, Please
If I were in Beijing this month, I’d definitely make a trip to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. I never tired of going there, especially in the Spring. Here’s why: Related Posts: A Miniature Great Wall Where Did the Wall Go? Port-a-potties at the Wall Wham! Bam! Beijing! (circa 1985) Fall Wall The Great Wall: […]