July 2013

Breakfast in China

I know I go on and on about the heat, but folks, 104 degrees and hella humid ain’t nothin’ to sneeze at, especially when A/C is sparse and unpredictable. The heat affects everything we do here in Shanghai. We are… Read More »Breakfast in China

China Hot

It’s 3pm and 100 degrees in Shanghai. I haven’t felt the heat, though, because I’ve been in my hotel room all day. I got the sniffles last night in People’s Park, and by 10pm my head was aching. Oh, what… Read More »China Hot

Starbucks China Style

Ah, at last a real coffee shop. I don’t drink coffee, but I do love what a coffee shop gives me–wifi, upbeat background music, a little table, and the buzz of intellectual activity. Thank you, thank you China and Starbucks.… Read More »Starbucks China Style