We met Ting Feng today when we were visiting Dinghu Mountain Resort. It was a very beautiful nature preserve with lots of beautiful trees, streams and waterfalls and a cave that had 100 Buddha statues in it. It was hot day, well over 90 degrees and the cave was so cool and damp. There was…

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Bus Travel

We got on a bus today. We are slowly making our way back to Hong Kong. We are making little stops here and there, overnight stays so we can see points of interest. It’s all Doug’s planning. I have no idea what’s in store for us. I just know that it was so sad and…

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Hey Macarena!

My last acupuncture treatment in China. I’m a big baby when they stick me in my toe with those needles. This morning, a very nice woman came by and stood next to me while I got stuck. She smiled, gave me thumbs up and said nice things to me. Yesterday when we were in here,…

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Meet Li Xiao Jie

We met Li Xiao Jie today when we were out doing some shopping. She is in her second year of high school and she speaks BEAUTIFUL English. We gave her our phone number and she sent us a text message and told us that if we needed anything that she would be happy to help…

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This photo is of Dr. Vincent, his wife and son, Doug and I. We met Dr. Vincent at the county hospital yesterday and he has been taking wonderful care of me ever since. He picked us up from our hotel this morning and drove us back to the hospital where I got acupuncture and infrared…

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Feeling Hopeful

There is something that I didn’t mention in previous posts. I figured I’d save the mini-drama for the book but I have decided to spill it now. On June 4th, Doug and I were walking on one of the many portions of highway that is being repaved. I have high arches and weak ankles and…

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A New Perspective

I’m choosing to believe that there is purpose behind my little mishap this morning. Maybe breaking my toe was a blessing in disguise. Maybe it was averting us ftom some greater tragedy. We will come back. Maybe in December and January, maybe not until next summer. Either way I’m going to finish this walk. And…

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To Be Continued…

We were ten minutes from being out the door this morning. I was walking past the bed and hit my pinky toe on the bed leg. I heard it crack. Doug heard it crack. It’s broken. I can’t walk. I can’t put any weight on it, not even on my heel. The walk is over…

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