Living And Learning In China

SinospliceWhere to Find Sinosplice:
Blog URL: http://www.sinosplice.com/life/
Category: Lifestyles, Languages

Sinosplice

Sinosplice is the work of an American living abroad in China. It is the blog of John Pasden, an American teacher living abroad in China, sharing his life and the experience of being a stand-out in the Chinese crowd.

Sinosplice – Why You Should Go

John Pasden has been residing in China for more than eight years now, having moved there shortly after completing his language degrees in his native U.S. The blog started out at first as a way to stay in contact and constantly update his family, friends, and colleagues, but John was soon to learn that there was a broader interest in his blog as well. Today John’s blog is one among several other expat and related blogs, a growing network that John actively works to support.

Today John uses his blog more for enlightenment than for contact. His posts include many related to his work and experience as an English language teacher in China, and his efforts to become a truly fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese (because as John says, “One can simply never get the clearest view of a house looking through the dirty window or observing what comes out of the house. You have to go in.”).

John’s hope for his site is to increase people’s awareness of the land and the culture in which he has immersed himself. It’s an experience few can truly relate, and so a level of understanding of the culture few can offer.

“If you have not lived overseas in a non-English-speaking country, it may be hard to understand the world of difference fluency in the language makes. Language is key to cultural understanding.”

“I hope that my site can provide you with some understanding of China and the Chinese language that other sites cannot. I won’t deny that it’s also a personal site, but let’s face it—being in China is a big part of who I am now, and any view I present of China here is inextricably tied to who I am as well.”

Summing Up Sinosplice

John Pasden is living a unique life, with no plans of changing it any time soon. That is fortunate for those of us just now finding his blog, as we still have time to learn from his unique perspective and experience.

Go here to check out Sinosplice.


Mary Ward
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Exploring The Challenges of Midlife

The Boomer ChroniclesWhere to Find The Boomer Chronicles:
Blog URL: http://www.thegeminiweb.com/babyboomer/
Category: Lifestyles

The Boomer Chronicles

Rhea is a middle-aged blogger who uses lots of adjectives and identities to describe herself. When one of those identities was called into question (namely the one that formerly did NOT have a driving interest in RV’s), she began her research into “Youthiness Studies”…”otherwise known as The Boomer Chronicles, a blog for baby boomers and others.”

The Boomer Chronicles – Why You Should Go

The Boomer Chronicles takes up the many quandaries surrounding middle age and mid-life crises, as well as the general sense of “ennui” affecting Americans today (presumably not limited to middle aged Americans); wearing her politics proudly on her sleeve, Rhea offers up posts on a wide array of subjects, some practical, some poignant, and some contemplative and observational.

Summing Up Boomer Chronicles

Rhea admits to an interest in wide-ranging topics, most of which seem to end up on her blog. It’s hard to know what Rhea will be discussing on any given day, but you won’t be disappointed to stop in and consider her posts and her views as Rhea proves that boomers have blogging voices, too.

Go here to check out The Boomer Chronicles.


Mary Ward
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View From the Cockpit

Flight Level 390Where to Find Flight Level 390:
Blog URL: http://flightlevel390.blogspot.com/
Category: Lifestyles, Professions

Flight Level 390

Airline travel is something taken entirely for granted by the common traveler. But there must be another side to the story—the side of those upfront who make it all possible. Surely there is, as Dave‘s Flight Level 390 blog clearly shows.

Flight Level 390 – Why You Should Go

If you’ve ever wondered about the life and times of the average airline pilot, this blog is your place to find out. Dave, an experienced airline pilot, blogs about his travels “through time and space” and his life as an airline pilot. It’s a unique look at this job from all perspectives, personal and professional. Dave takes you “inside the cockpit” with him, detailing his flights and experiences with amazing, eye-opening accounts.

Summing Up Flight Level 390

Flight Level 390 is an opportunity to live vicariously and to gain a higher respect for those who fly us ’round the globe on an hourly basis. Take advantage of this unique look inside to see what life is like at the helm.

Go here to check out Flight Level 390.


Mary Ward
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Living The Unplugged Life

Unplugged LivingWhere to Find Unplugged Living:
Blog URL: http://www.unpluggedliving.com/
Category: Environment, Technology

Unplugged Living

Going Green and the environment are all the rage. They’re [very worthwhile] topics with a level of popularity rivaled only by the latest technological advances. So if there is one thing better it could only be a blog that combines the two, couldn’t it? Unplugged Living is that blog.

Unplugged Living – Why You Should Go

If the tagline doesn’t get you, nothing will. Unplugged Living is designed for the purpose of “helping you freeload off Mother Nature.” Of course, this is one type of freeloading that nobody minds, and in fact most anyone can appreciate.

The blog was started by Kevin Humphrey as a sort of journaling resource as he worked towards living “off the grid;” today, it continues with Noel Bautista, who is continuing the general mission of the blog—to highlight the best of unplugged living, including the best technologies and ways to achieve it, and take you miles beyond saving energy to an existence that is greener, but also by default a more independent existence, too.

Summing Up Unplugged Living

Unplugged Living is becoming a real and true lifestyle choice, one that is gaining in popularity (although it cannot be said that it is completely new) and gaining attention as the world moves to greener, cleaner living. This is a blog that describes that life and the many paths to it in detail, educating you as to how you can do the same. No matter your motivation, if an unplugged lifestyle is of interest to you, this blog is a place to get the goods and learn how to achieve that goal first-hand.

Go here to check out Unplugged Living.


Mary Ward
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The Generation In Between

GenBetweenWhere to Find GenBetween:
Blog URL: http://www.genbetween.com/
Category: Parenting, Lifestyles

GenBetween

At times it can seem like the generations in the extremes of life are the ones who get all the attention (young children, for example, or the elderly); either that, or the generation caring for respective generations do. What often goes unnoticed is that not all people fit into these nice, tidy categories, leaving an entire generation of people straddling the in-between, dealing with the care and responsibility for both sides. It’s a group of people coming to be known as the “sandwich generation;” one that comes with their own set of very unique, and often contradictory, needs and obligations. GenBetween is a glimpse into the life of people living the great divide.

GenBetween – Why You Should Go

There are many resources to help parents of young children, and many to help children of aging parents. In the past there was little to be said for the people who were doing both simultaneously. As the average life expectancy continues to rise, however, and people start families later into adulthood, this new generation of ‘tweens continues to grow—and so, too, do the challenges that duality creates. Fortunately, the attention upon it continues to grow as well, and resources like Elizabeth‘s GenBetween blog continue to emerge. This is a blog for people in the middle to share the unique trials and triumphs of the sandwich life, sharing what is learned along the way.

Summing Up GenBetween

GenBetween is a real-life resource for the people dealing with parenting and parent care all at the same time. Elizabeth shares her experiences and insights, tips, tricks, news and information. Come to this blog to learn what may be in store for you, learn some good ways to cope, or just to find a supportive voice.

Go here to check out GenBetween.


Mary Ward
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A Millionaire Mommy With A Mission

Millionaire Mommy Next Door Find Millionaire Mommy Next Door:

http://millionairemommynextdoor.blogspot.com/

Category: Personal Finance, Success

Millionaire Mommy Next Door

Jen, the Millionaire Mommy, is a mom with a mission. Her mission is to give back and help others achieve the level of good-living and contentment that she and her husband, now family, have achieved. Her gift to the world is the vast amounts of practical and real financial information she has amassed on her way to becoming financially free—a millionaire the likes of which could be living right alongside of you.

Millionaire Mommy Next Door – Why You Should Go

“I want to share the story of our journey from minimum wage to financial freedom because I’m at a point where I’d like to give back. The financial industry is rarely focused on women – my intention is to offer a supportive community and a female perspective.”

Jen forged her path to financial and life wellness by educating herself and living well within her means, all the while pursuing the lifestyle that suited her and hers best. On her blog she shares just how this was done and also expands into other posts detailing how you can do it too. It’s a site filled with understandable financial information and advice in a community of support and helpfulness.

Summing Up Millionaire Mommy Next Door

Millionaire Mommy Jen offers a fresh perspective on being financially sound and free to enjoy life absent the stress of money. The blog takes its focus from aligning your spending with the lifestyle you want (whatever that lifestyle is) and away from the notion of keeping up appearances. This is an inspiring blog that offers a complement of good advice, good information, confidence, and support.

Go here to check out Millionaire Mommy Next Door.


Mary Ward
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Educating Others To The Splendor Of Yoga

Splendor of YogaWhere to Find Splendor of Yoga:
Blog URL: http://splendorofyoga.blogspot.com/
Category: Lifestyles, Wellness

Splendor Of Yoga

Our international blog reviews take us today to Chennai, India, where Satyanarayana C. maintains his blogs with a focus on wellness and healing. Splendor of Yoga is one of those blogs, focused on clarifying Yoga and situating it as a more understandable, beneficial form of wellness therapy.

Splendor of Yoga – Why You Should Go

There are plenty of exercise blogs, and even plenty of bogs focusing on Yoga. Many of these, however, give only a superficial explanation of what Yoga is and how we can benefit from it. Often times, even those superficial explanations are riddled with language that is difficult for the layperson to understand. Splendor of Yoga seeks to help people build that firm understanding of this beneficial health and healing practice so that people can learn to maximize their results and gain a better understanding of what it is they are engaging in, and how specifically the practice is helping them.

Summing Up Splendor of Yoga

Satyanarayana saw a need in people interested in Yoga practice, and recognized that he could help fill it. That is what he does with his blog, by breaking it down and detailing the finer points, while explaining the benefits, purposes, and practices of yoga. Much as we may understand that Yoga has provided some real health and wellness advantages, few of us know why that is so. To learn more about the actions, advantages, and mechanisms of yoga, visit this blog.

Go here to check out Splendor of Yoga.


Mary Ward
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From EHarmony To Red Pine Mountain

Red Pine MountainRed Pine Mountain

In the quiet of the Red Pine Mountaintop in the US Northeast Kingdom, more commonly known as the US state of Vermont, is a transplanted southern girl who writes about finding love and a new life on the world wide web. That girl is Mountain Woman, who uses her blog as a place to show that love really is possible on the internet, and that healing from the past is possible, too.

Red Pine Mountain – Why You Should Go

Red Pine Mountain is best categorized as a personal blog, but it is also in part a lifestyle blog, as many posts illustrate the way of life of the northern mountain-dweller. The blog is more than, that, too. It is also Mountain Woman’s place of positivity and expression; “I focus on issues that are important to me and my personal growth. I try to be positive and this blog is a reflection of my point of view. I do know there are people who find this way of thinking unrealistic; syrupy, I’ve even heard it called, but if I allow myself to get mired in negativity, I won’t accomplish my goals. Every problem becomes insurmountable and the smallest step forward impossible.”

To this end Mountain Woman writes about topics such as faith and religion (including her journey from forced-childhood religion to disbelief and back to true faith again), love, the effects of negativity on the world, the stories of her life and reflections on life in general. These are stories that are offered in the spirit of camaraderie and sharing, not to preach or teach, but simply to discuss.

Summing Up Red Pine Mountain

Mountain Woman writes with care. She is open with her readers and respectful of opinions, truly welcoming her community into her life. Hers is a blog to read if you find yourself in need of a place to enjoyably contemplate life, or are in search of a friendly spirit to connect with on the web.

Go here to check out Red Pine Mountain.


Mary Ward
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