Monthly Archives: October 2009

Kids’ perspective

We are reading Cheaper by the Dozen. In the book the dad insists that his children jump to a higher grade in public school. Last night, Alia said, “I know why his kids are able to skip so many grades. … Continue reading

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The train, part 2

Most Americans never have the experience of traveling by train.  They either drive or fly to their destinations.  In China, many people travel by train.  It’s economical and reliable. My friends and I got on the train Sunday night, traveled … Continue reading

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The Train, part 1

I slept on a train last night. Ok, actually, I slept on a train the night before as well. No, I’m not trying to experience life as a traveling hobo. I went by train (about a 15 hour trip) to … Continue reading

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