Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tibetan Quarter

Monday, October 31st, 11 days left Woke up at 5am to drums beating, calling me, but it was only a guy down on the street cleaning out a dumpster. Fell back asleep until 9:30am call from my dad, then 10am … Continue reading

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Chestnuts Roasting

Sunday, October 30th, 12 days left It got cold last night. I put my head under my blanket and tucked my CPAP tubing under the blanket with me to “pre-warm” the air I was breathing. I was awakened by a … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Success

Saturday, October 29th, 13 days left Thank you for all the phone calls and get-well wishes! I’m all better, now. Just a lingering occasional cough. Had a steam bun for breakfast and got all cleaned up for my language class. … Continue reading

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Mung-gua Friday

Friday, October 28th, 14 days left Yep, just two weeks from today and I leave Chengdu. I’m starting my punch list: Visit Little Tibet (Tibetan neighborhood in Chengdu) Find the Buddhist fish Take bus to Mt. Emei and Leshan Giant … Continue reading

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Feeling Better

Thursday, October 27th, 15 days left I’m better! Thank goodness for health! Only a little sore throat left. Got a great night’s sleep after taking a couple ibuprofen and Benadryl. I took it easy all day, called in sick to … Continue reading

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Why I’m in China

Wednesday, October26th, 16 days left Still sick today, though I slept a little better last night. Still can’t use my CPAP because it “burns” my nose. By evening, my sore throat was gone, still had the occasional cough, which vigorously … Continue reading

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Sick and Down for the Count

I don’t get sick very often. And when I do, I’m usually up and at ’em in a couple day. Well, Sunday night I had a tickle in my throat. Monday morning I had a stuffed nose. Monday afternoon I … Continue reading

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