Okay, they’re not the Real McCoy, but many people are willing to buy some. Don’t the see the real one’s on the ground? For Free?
Electric meters in the neighborhood.
This is a good day. Fewer students are sleeping through class than usual. I do wake them, but I wanted to document the behavior first. Hope they stay up for tomorrow’s midterm.
A photographer was drumming up business by displaying his work at Quancheng Square.
I’m not a fish eater, but some friends enjoyed this. The Chinese serve fish in this unique way with the skin on one side removed and the fish meat resembling thick shag carpeting.
Shown at a rare exhibit of European Art. Part of the 10th China Art Festival this month.
All over the city there are these banners and billboards about Premier Xi’s “China Dream.” It’s a campaign to return to more traditional values. I didn’t pay much attention to these banners till I read this article in The New York Review of Books.
For a unit on art, I asked my students to visit a museum. Since whenever I’ve gone to the Shandong Provincial Museum, I’ve been able to saunter right in, I was astonished when a student sent me this photo. Today’s the last day to see European paintings and a self-portrait by da Vinci.
For the 19th China Arts Festival, which Jinan is hosting, the Shandong Provincial Museum is exhibiting its first exhibit of European paintings.
Here’s a new part of the springs in Jinan for me. I went on a lovely walk exploring the northern circuit of them this afternoon. Great warm day with little pollution!