Archive for December, 2007

Back to Beijing 3

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

December 17-25, 2007 After working Friday-Sunday, I had four days off – and needed them! We worked out Monday, then I went back to the bank to try to straighten out transferring money from Shanghai to Beijing. The Chinese restrictions on foreign banks really make things difficult. I can only hope for their sakes that […]

Back to Beijing 2

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

December 10-17, 2007 We’re getting to work out three times a week here just as we do at home at the Y because the apartment house has an excellent fitness facility downstairs, free to residents. It has all the machines and free weights I need to do the Y-programmed full-body workouts (which I can access […]

Back to Beijing 1

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

December 6-10, 2007 When I was a GE trainee in my twenties, I moved into an apartment in Queens, NY with two friends from International GE. Know who else lived in that building? Forty-two stewardesses! It was a cross between a modeling agency and a sorority house. Heaven. That memory occurred to me on our […]