Time… to think

April 29, 2012 By the time many of you read this, I’ll be through surgery to repair my Achilles tendon rupture (ATR). I wrote this on Sunday because I knew I’d be hopped up on Percocet on Monday and unable to complete a coherent sentence… but maybe you’ll see me on Youtube after an entertaining…

Final Thoughts on Shanghai

Overall, I had a great trip to Shanghai.  It whetted my appetite to visit additional Asian countries as well as additional Chinese cities. Here are my final thoughts on Shanghai: More beautiful at night Impressive roads and highway infrastructure Tall buildings everywhere Continued building boom , but locals say it’s much smaller than the previous…

China: Talkin bout a Revolution

April 16, 2012 China is going through a revolution. Not so much an Arab Spring, but more a cultural revolution somewhere between the Elvis type and Beatles type. A drastic change from what’s been for centuries to what will soon be… As the grip of communism loosens from the throat of Chinese people, they begin…