One Day Trip – Latin America, Japan, China

I have been very fortunate to have lived/studied in so many diverse cities around the world.  Great experiences all around.  However, there is one big drawback in that you severely miss the city you just left and will continue to miss it FOREVER!!! The case is the same for many of my personal friends who…… Continue reading One Day Trip – Latin America, Japan, China

My View – Guest-Teaching Chinese, and Learning America

Just read an article in the New York times entitled “Guest-Teaching Chinese, and Learning America.”

The article piqued my interest in that I’m all for building bridges between cultures and this program is a wonderful way to help American students learn the language of a country that will be (and is already) very important on the world stage. The article on the overall was very good but there was one statement that I take great issue with.

A Parody of the Media

Everyday, I check a variety of news sources on the net, TV and radio and have found similar patterns in all of them. 1. CNN Headlines: a.) Brittney Spears did something again!!!b.) Paris Hilton also did something!!c.) Why isn’t Nicole Richie doing anything?d.) Christine Amanpour is desperately looking for a war zone to run around…… Continue reading A Parody of the Media