I Can See China From My Backyard!

February 1, 2011 I didn't have an early class this morning so I was able to go downtown and take care of some business. I went to the Public Security Bureau of Chengdu and picked up my passport which had a new page in it. That's right, I am officially a resident of China. I… Continue reading I Can See China From My Backyard!


Korea, Shanghai, then Hangzhou.

Hi Friends and Family, I am so excited to finally be in China. It is everything I expected and more. The internet in my hotel did not work for the first two days so I am a little behind and hundreds of photos late of keeping you all updated. It is 6:30am on Saturday in… Continue reading Korea, Shanghai, then Hangzhou.

Culture, Keep in touch, Shopping, Study, Travel

ROCKY VIDEOS coming soon…

I will be in China in 2011 so please keep in touch with me online at I will blog about travel, culture, language, and shopping. I will take you with me on city tours and document my progress as I study the Mandarin language. It will be fun to watch as I lose my… Continue reading ROCKY VIDEOS coming soon…