Fwd: Shenzhen photos

Do rock stars really complain about attention? We had a blast. Only problem was we had to be on our way tot he airport about 4 hours after these pictures were taken. --

Twitter and Shenzhen gigs

This is my second email post and the first to try and include images.It is delayed because I sent to the wrong address. Trying again...And again.. Just got bounced back because size was too large.. I have now reduced to one photo... Pictures…

Dong

The more I thought about this trip to China in the weeks before undertaking it, the more convinced I became that I had to find a way to see Dong, my original Chinese teacher, whom many of you will remember dropped out, left Beijing and went…

Testing 1 2 3

I think I figured out how to do email posts which will also allow me to post photos.We will see.Gave in to twittering. Handle is APaul.Sent from iPhone

On to Wuxi and laoshi (teacher) Dong

NOTE: UNFORTUNATELY, I CAN NOT POST PICTURES. BLOGSPOT IS BANNED IN CHINA NOW AND NOW THAT INCLUDES THE POSTING PAGE. I HAVE TO USE SOME OTHER WAYS OF GETTING ON HERE AND THAT SOMEHOW PRECLUDES PHOTO POSTING. I HAVE SOME GOOD ONES. WILL PUT…

Closure

A big part of the motivation for this return trip was the elusive goal of closure, a term I’ve always sort of hated and considered trite. I can already feel it coming in many respects. I have retraced so many steps of places I used to frequent…

Day Two: Get the band together, boys

We had our first show last night, which became acoustic because of rain.. it was a lot of fun.We had a rehearsal yesterday afternoon and our first show last night. I was a little worried at first if one short rehearsal would be enough before…

I made it to Beijing

I am back in the saddle in Beijing. It is early, of course, but so far it feels quite natural and only a little disconcerting. Certainly, landing at he airport here felt, if not quite like coming home, very non-exotic. Having Mr. Lu, our friendly,…

So i'm off to Beijing

I'm at the airport now about to board a plane for Beijing. I will be gone for 12 days, longest I have ever been away from the kids ever and from Becky in a long, long time. That feels strange. I am, fo course,excited. We are doing seven or eight…

Baseball

Images speak for themselves, I do believe. This spring has sure sen a lot of time on the baseball fields of Maplewood and South Orange. They are all having a good time. Eli not so much but he's hanging in there. Anna and Jacob are way in to…