AQI per US Consulate readings on Huaihai Road
May 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM
"Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups"
People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.
Category Archives: Shanghai Guild — or where a skein of yarn may lead you
With the advent of cold weather, the Shanghai Guild — a knit-for-community-outreach group that I host at my house (and have written about before) — is a hive of activity. A little more than a week ago, we had a … Continue reading
A few days ago, I dropped by the hospital to visit Xiao Xia (Baby Faith). She was out of intensive care, but still pretty tired, so she was taking a nap.Since her surgery, Julie from Mifan Mamas and Mary, whom … Continue reading
She’s doing great!! She came through her surgery with flying colors on Tuesday and is recovering well, I believe still in intensive care. When I have photos, I will be sure to share them. Meanwhile, keep your prayers and good … Continue reading
From time to time, I have written about the Shanghai Guild, a group of women here in Shanghai who meet weekly in my house to knit for charity — a group which has now spread out as our friends and … Continue reading
All told, in three days in Jiangxi Province, we visited two schools, the You Shan Primary School in Zhen Tou Town and the You Ting Primary School in Fu Chun Town. Of course the trip was all about seeing those … Continue reading
At both schools we visited, we took along clothing (including lots of hats and scarves from my knitting group, the Shanghai Guild), blankets, and toys for the principal and teachers to distribute. But the main purpose was to follow up … Continue reading
At the first school we visited, we foreign guests were ushered into a meeting room for greetings, a warm cup of tea, and for short speeches of thanks. We also took a peek at the books acquired with the money … Continue reading
What is that thing Kathy is sitting on, and why is she smiling, you ask. Now erase that thought. I’ll get off and give you a turn to look at it. Yep, under that grill and ash, there are live … Continue reading
Here’s one measure of change in Shanghai. A bit more than a year ago, to my delight, I learned about the yarn market, an assembly of rickety stalls where skeins of yarn lay piled on tables or was hand-cranked onto … Continue reading