Tag Archives: Language

English Corner: Come One, Come All

On Wednesday afternoons at the maritime university, you could find me in Dining Hall 2 most likely standing on a fuzzy red stage, dodgy microphone in hand. Being a “foreign expert”, my presence and native tongue is requested weekly at the school’s … Continue reading

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Two Is Better Than One

On our first date, Ian and I discovered we have the SAME birthday. Same month, same day, same year. I almost choked on my sandwich when the subject came up, spitting grilled cheese crumbs in his face, “You were born on January … Continue reading

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Lost on Planet China: A Book Review

I hate to admit it, but during the last several years most of my reading has consisted of articles, blogs, and books relating to the science of sports performance. I often feel like my “To-Read” list never gets any smaller. … Continue reading

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52 Days in the Middle Kingdom 中国

Greetings from China, Currently, at this moment, Jenny is somewhere high up in the sky en route to Nanjing (南京), via Chicago and Beijing (北京). Her 12-hour layover in Beijing should be a joy. (Interesting fact, “nan” means southern, “bei” … Continue reading

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