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.
Monthly Archives: July 2009
Qingdao, home of the famous beer (which you may know as Tsingtao), is a popular summer destination by the sea. So when our good friend Marty said that he was going to be there from the States for a week, … Continue reading
As I’ve said before, I never know where knitting will take me. Today it was to the Weifang Community Center, where a friend I’ve met through the Shanghai Guild invited group members to participate in an “English Corner” at a … Continue reading
The “people’s eclipse” was to begin this morning at 8:23, become total around 9:37 in Shanghai, and finish around 11:00. Visible across India and China, it was to be seen by more humans than have ever witnessed such an event … Continue reading
Friday morning I woke up with a throbbing head. Two excedrin and two cups of coffee later, my hands were shaking, but my head was ready to blow off my neck. I tried flossing, hoping to dig down to the … Continue reading
Yesterday I went for a short walk in the neighborhood to buy vegetables. I was moving at a glacial pace, trying hard to keep making progress without actually breaking a sweat — a very tricky balance in this heat. But … Continue reading
If you’ve been reading this blog, you know that I write about mundane aspects of day-to-day life here in this great city and country. In fact, I had a little bitty topic picked out to write about today. But then … Continue reading