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Reflections on China

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

A friend asked me for some thoughts on China based on my research and travels. Please see the PDF document at: http://www.hackneys.com/docs/china-reflections.pdf

One Out, One In

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

5 October, 2004  I was watching the GPS count down the kilometers.  We were riding down a dirt road on the outskirts of Beijing. It was a rough track, full of potholes, but lined with twin columns of trees, like …

Fire in the Hole!

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

3 October 2004  “Fire in the Hole!”  I screamed it before I consciously thought about it.  To my right, Dennis, who tells horrific, blood curdling tales of blasting deep in the mines of Colorado, reacted as if he’d kissed the …