Monthly Archives: January 2008

Shanghai Adventure

Becalmed off Shanghai This message comes from 54.2 nautical miles off the coast of China, where we are resting in a deep fog that apparently has completely shut down the area for the last two days. We had been sailing … Continue reading

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Out of the Fog and into Confusion

No blogs from me for too long – apologies. Shortly after my last posting, we had a mini-uprising among the students. They discovered, in an open forum with the Captain, that our vessel was turning slow circles on our path … Continue reading

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Meeting the Students

Classes have begun. These students are demanding, and I feel wrung out after a class. I have two undergraduate courses and two graduate courses (this is a heavy load, but a teacher had to cancel and these courses are required … Continue reading

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First Week at Sea

Seven days on board the ship, and en route from Hong Kong to Shanghai. I feel like an overloaded sponge. They have been feeding us information in a steady stream, and I haven’t had time to assimilate any of it … Continue reading

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