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Monthly Archives: August 2008

Maybe I wrote this earlier, but when I first arrived I was so stunned how difficult it was to find Olympic souvenirs. Turns out, I completely overreacted – a first. What the city didn’t have were any street vendors publicly selling bootleg (gasp!) Beijing B.S. Beijing has everything you could possibly want under the tidy […]

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Ok, so some folks here are a little camera shy. I don’t think this guard’s face at the Supreme Court of China is truly a state secret, but… Kevin has left the country. Or at least I think he has. A silly plane cancellation Saturday night in Hong Kong meant another night in China for […]

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Ok, so the Games are over. Over dinner with friends, Rob Gauthier of the LA Times and I were talking about how during the middle of the Games, we felt like it’d never end. But then, the night after the Closing Ceremonies, we wondered where did the time go? Well, here is the Mother Load […]

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