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Will the New Suzhou Emerge as a Butterfly or a Moth?

Will the New Suzhou Emerge as a Butterfly or a Moth?

Ol’ Zhou is thinking about making some big moves and there is a very important question that needs to be answered: What kind of city will the new Suzhou be? For those not in the know, Suzhou, like many other cities in China, is undergoing a major transformation.  A cocoon of sorts.  A bunch of […]

Solving a Couple of Small, China Related Man Problems

Solving a Couple of Small, China Related Man Problems

I never thought I would have a blog. Even after a hundred plus posts, I still don’t consider myself a blogger. Yeah, I write stuff on the internet but I’m not a blogger.  Right?  I don’t blogger identify so that makes me not a blogger, right?  For Christ’s sake, I was a college athlete.  Jocks […]

Fall Recipes: Real Hot Cocoa

Fall Recipes: Real Hot Cocoa

For me, hot cocoa brings back memories of chilly fall nights in Michigan – cold wind rattling the windows, leaves blown every which way, the sounds of a college football game playing on a TV in the background and, most importantly, the memory of my father brewing us up a big pot of hot cocoa […]