Shanghai Hen Style

Our arrival in Shanghai reminded me of a story in one of my favorite books. When a farmer needs to introduce¬† new hens to the mix, he waits until all the veteran hens are asleep, and then slips them in. In the morning, none of the veteran hens even realize that there are new arrivals. […]

Couchsurfing, Beijing and the Great Wall of China

We recently visited China during a much needed week-long vacation from our jobs teaching English in South Korea. We departed bright and early on Saturday, July 24th, along with two of our co-teachers, Brian and Dianna. To our slight embarrassment, Ashley pointed out that Bryan and I were looking like twins, both wearing gray colored […]