Poem: Reminiscence

by Michael Krigline. www.krigline.com ⇔ I have not written many poems like this one. (Most of my poetry ends up as songs!) This exception was inspired by a “memory flash” triggered on a bus in Beijing, when I was teaching English there in 1987. My dad and I didn’t become “close knit” until after I was away from home […]

A Soviet Fourth of July?

by Michael Krigline, published July 1990. wp.krigline.com ⇔ We hold these truths to be self-evident ⇔  Preface: the Trans-Siberian railway carried me from Beijing to Moscow in July 1987. You can read about the journey (and see more photos) on my “half-the-world” page. The following article about my adventure was published in Christian Single Magazine, July […]

Half-the-world trip

Hong Kong to London without an airplane in 1987⇔ (Clicking on photos reveals the entire caption and often makes them bigger.)    Summer 1987 My students often say they are impressed by all the places I’ve been. Indeed, I’ve been blessed with many opportunities to travel, and my websites only show the places I’ve been since buying […]

Hospital Adventures

My adventures in Hong Kong & China hospitals The 2018 experience was probably more pleasant because I had more realistic expectations than I had in 2014 (scroll down for the older, longer, more humorous story). I’ve also posted a bit about my 2005 pneumonia.  ⇔by Michael’ Krigline, 2018; wp.krigline.com ⇔ May-Jun 2018 By Jan 11, I’d […]

↑Some Thoughts from the Beach

by Michael Krigline, March 3, 2018. wp.krigline.com ⇔ What do you see in the beauty of a shell? ⇔  Any thinking person, seeing this line of shells on the beach, would immediately assume that it was created by a person. No monkey, fish, dog or bird is capable of this kind of order or design; I […]

Xi-an DaQin Tower

DaQin Tower Photo Album ⇔ (Clicking on photos reveals the entire caption and often makes them bigger.)  Introduction Xi’an is known for its long history as one of China’s ancient capitals. We had the privilege of living here from 2002-2005, and loved being surrounded by its history. The most famous thing discovered underground nearby is the Terra […]

2017 Blog

Our 2017 Blog ⇔ (Clicking on photos reveals the entire caption and often makes pictures bigger) Jan-Dec (click here for Jul-Dec 2016) Dec 31, 2017 As 2017 comes to a close, here are some photos from our wonderful vacation in Taiwan. Vivian and I rarely take time off work, so it was a real treat to […]

Our Mongkok Home 2017

pictures of our apartment ⇔ (Clicking on photos reveals the entire caption and often makes them bigger.) Our Apartment in Mongkok, Hong Kong (2017) People “back home” are always curious about where we live, so here are some photos of our Hong Kong apartment. Rent in Hong Kong is ridiculous, especially after you’ve been living in China for […]

Kunming Yunnan

Kunming Photo Album ⇔ (Clicking on photos reveals the entire caption and often makes them bigger.)    Kunming, Yunnan We lived in Kunming from 2005-2010, and always love returning! Its nickname is “Spring City” because it has mild winters, and long cool summers–we didn’t even need an air conditioner! The first thing that struck me on my […]

2016b Blog

Our 2016 Blog ⇔ (Clicking on photos reveals the entire caption and often makes pictures bigger) July-Dec (click here for Jan-Jun 2016) Dec 21, 2016 Here are a few photos of December fun, as 2016 comes to a close. Nov 18, 2016 Last weekend, Vivian and I were in Xi’an for some important meetings. From 2002-2005, I taught […]

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