Monthly Archives: October 2009

How expensive is it to live in Pudong, Shanghai?

Heidi was concerned about the cost of living in Shanghai. “My friends told me you would need more than RMB 20,000 per month just for renting an apartment.” She said. My eyes popped up: “Are you kidding me?” Yes, comparing … Continue reading

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For the entire summer, we often heard the musical chirps around 5:00PM. Peeking from our window, there was that female red cardinal feeding her baby from the bird feeder hang out of our balcony. Fast forward to October. That cute and fragile baby cardinal is … Continue reading

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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

Time flies!  This year October 3rd is the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Darn, I wish I could have arrived in Beijing one day earlier. It is the time for moon cakes, and gathering with families and friends. As can be seen … Continue reading

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我的祖国 BY 向呆

我的祖国 BY/向呆 说不清 那四个字代表什么 我曾经爱过 现在和以后 还会一直爱着 说不清 那四个字意味什么 我总是挂念 现在和以后 还会一直惦着 说不清 那四个字蕴含什么 说来简单 听来温热 风风雨雨 也叫人勇敢站着 说不清 那四个字带来什么 看来平实 想来纯澈 地动山摇 也让人安心靠着 这四个字 让有的人辛劳了一辈子 青春付水 心血呕尽 只为把它浇灌得更蓬勃 这四个字 让有的人燃烧了一辈子 韶华轻逝 白发丛生 只为让它站立得更巍峨 这四个字 曾是一首歌 两岸芦花 一条大河 火里去血里埋的那些人 就在河边笑着 … Continue reading

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Today is your birthday, my China!

Today is the 60th birthday of the People’s Republic of China. Time flies! Happy birthday, China! I could not return to celebrate with the locals today, but wait for three more days… then Beijing, here I come! I already regret thousand times … Continue reading

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