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243 articles avec chrislzh

gah

It's a pity that today has to end on such a sour note. I mean, a day in which this cold Ma passed on to me is taking hold, and when lzh presses the buzzer and I let her in the main door downstairs, I hear the old Canadian guy who lives downstairs hurling...

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heading for the hills

Yeah, I know, I'm supposed to be packing to leave for Yanqing at 11. I'll get to it in a minute. Hey, I've got two hours and I don't need to take that much. For one thing, we have a fair bit of stuff stored up in the village that we can fall back on should...

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grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Really, how much technical trouble do I have to put up with in two days? First it's destroying the bathroom ceiling in the process of changing two ridiculously stupidly hard to remove light bulbs. And then, well, the university supplied big ugly box computer...

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oh, and...

This is not the same as the post of the same title on my main blog, but it's essentially the same clarification. I know more than one person has noticed I maintain two virtually identical blogs. This one is my "permanent backup", the site I maintain in...

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the aftermath

Early in the afternoon of Friday, 30 November, 2007, lzh and I and all those involved in the planning and running of our wedding sat down, utterly exhausted, at a few empty tables and finally got some lunch. Looking back, I can't see what it was that...

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A Wedding

lzh left for the village on Wednesday 28, November to take care of all those little last minute wedding details, leaving my parents in Roubaozi's capable hands for the day (I still had to work). The next morning, Thursday 29, November, my parents, Roubaozi...

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back, and married again

We're back. We're married again, this time in the Chinese cultural sense to match our legal status. It was all good, and all went off with only a few very minor hassles. My parents coped spectacularly well with the whole experience, even staying one night...

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musings in the Shadow Building

So last night I said I was "too tired to attempt anything deep and intellectual". And then gk decided lzh and I were going to go over to her house for a few drinks. You can take the girl out of Dongbei, but you can't take Dongbei out of the girl. It was...

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