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Fly China

On a short trip to China – I was gone just a week – the proportion of time on a plane is great, but it is as revealing a place to find cultural differences as anywhere. There are no boarding … Continue reading

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US and China – Going Green

The United States is going green, albeit in fits and starts, with modest increases in automobile fuel efficiency, a smattering of wind power, and a shrugging acceptance of electric cars.  Conservation is not a word that falls easily off the … Continue reading

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China in the Rear View Mirror

It is not possible for an American to visit China without contemplating the politics of the place. I am here only a few days, to prepare and present a proposal to design a new hospital in Nanjing. Still I have … Continue reading

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Chinese Laundry

I am a prudent guy; okay frugal. Actually, some people call me cheap, but they are just folks who do not appreciate ascetic satisfactions.  Regardless where I rest near the bottom of the proliferate scale, I am out of my … Continue reading

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What was I Doing in China?

There are moments in life when the essential character of a place reveals itself with such force that it burns into your mind forever. It is not that the place exceeds expectations so much as it meets expectations with overwhelming … Continue reading

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