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Almost Another Story of Forbearance

Email sent on September 27, 2007 I decided Beijing must be experienced on bicycle. I felt compelled to do it. I started my day early and happy:  The coffee at my hotel was exceptionally strong and as I walked across the street to rent a … Continue reading

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Yet Another Story of Forbearance

At first, it was the occasional photo.  The short, Chinese man standing on tip-toe next to the tall, foreign lady in front of the Iron Pagoda, Qiao Family Courthouse, Tayuan Temple, etc.  With a strained smile, I would agree to … Continue reading

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Another Story of Forbearance

Ni Hao, It is another story of forbearance.  I knew as I committed to it that it was not a good idea.  In fact, it was a very bad idea.  A disastrous idea.  But I didn’t have a better idea.  So I … Continue reading

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A Story of Forbearance

Ni Hao! As many of you know, I am touring China for a month.  I am two weeks into my trip and have seen many outstanding sights and experienced many unusual cultural variations.  Obvious highlights so far are the Terracotta … Continue reading

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