Monthly Archives: January 2013

Types of Chinese Handwriting

楷书【kǎishū】 (in Chinese calligraphy) regular script. kai shu is like the printed word 行书【xíngshū】 running hand (in Chinese calligraphy). xing shu is like flowing characters 草书【cǎoshū】 characters executed swiftly and with strokes flowing together; cursive hand. cao shu is the … Continue reading

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Gun control in the State of New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into a law a new package of gun regulations to fortify the state’s existing assault weapons ban, limit the number of bullets in magazines and strengthen rules that keep the mentally ill from owning … Continue reading

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Deschutes River Freezing

Very seldom does the weather get cold enough for the Deschutes River to freeze, but this morning the temperature was cold enough.

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Smell the Roses

You need to stop, look around and notice. Appreciate the beauty of the little things.

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New Year’s Resolution?

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions, but i think I will make a minor change in life-style this year. That is, spend more time studying Chinese by hand (away from der komputer) and less time on Zumba. I spent … Continue reading

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