Category Archives: China life

Special Gina's Moments

Gina’s may be closing (see my post Floods may come for more details) but I am thankful for the special moments we had during the years our restaurant serviced the community. Here are a few pictures that bring joy to … Continue reading

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Floods May Come

“The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their pounding waves. More than the sounds of many waters, than the mighty breakers of the sea, The Lord on high is … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

Some things in China just make no sense to westerners. It doesn’t matter how long you live here, how much of the language you speak, most westerners just aren’t going to understand all of the cultural nuances that surround daily … Continue reading

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A Day Away

We wanted to have one last outing with our Gina’s Place employees. Since the fire marshall said the kitchen ceiling had to come down (a whole ‘nother story for another day), we decided to make a day trip to a … Continue reading

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A Day on the Mountain

It was a beautiful day for a picnic and hike. We went up to Ma’oer Shan to share the day with great friends.

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Time to Celebrate

Every year our community gathers to celebrate milestones in the lives of our children. We have a special celebration for those completing 6th, 8th, and 12th grade. And a special prayer/sending off time for those leaving for college (many choose … Continue reading

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Our Stylish Rooftop Pool

How do you cool off on a hot day? A dip in the pool, of course. But not just any pool. The seventh story, rooftop pool.

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Guess What I did Today?

It started with a walk with some really great kids…

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Play Time

An afternoon with family and friends…

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Yanji Spring

Spring is unpredictable, but when it arrives…WOW!

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