Friends at Purple Mountain

Here we are at the top of Purple Mountain within Nanjing, China, a very popular hiking site.  The young lady in front was my most common hiking companion; she was a law student who introduced me to Purple Mountain in the first place.  Her sense of balance was such that even when I had to… Continue reading Friends at Purple Mountain


Nanjing University’s old campus

Nanjing University's old campus was where I actually lived the five years I was there, busing to the new campus the three mornings a week I taught.  It had the gym I worked out in most of the time, the office I was assigned but rarely used, and the cafeteria I ate most of my… Continue reading Nanjing University’s old campus