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Shanghai Businesses

This is a photo I took from a bus window as we rode through the streets of Shanghai several years ago. It shows typical Chinese businesses at two levels of sophistication. Local Chinese businesses typically begin in one room, about … Continue reading

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Shoe Shining

I shined my shoes today for the first time in at least 30 years, and I was surprised at how much I had forgotten and how old-fashioned the ritual now seemed. First of all, I only have two pairs of … Continue reading

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