La Stefanie Canadienne Women La s Black Stefanie Riding Boot Black 9052d64 - supplementaldentalinsurance.website

La Stefanie Canadienne Women La s Black Stefanie Riding Boot Black 9052d64




Waterproof leather
Imported
Synthetic sole
Shaft measures approximately 16\" from arch
Heel measures approximately 1\"
Boot opening measures approximately 14 1/4\" around
Knee-high sophisticated riding boot with leather upper featuring ankle strap and interior side zip closure
Find Stuff

Why hello thar, lovely humans.

You thought I fell of the off the edge of the earth, huh? You thought I turned my back on all things bloggy and skipped off into the ether, leaving a trail of hanzi in my wake. Nope. Still here. Still alive and kicking, still in Beijing. Perhaps you will excuse my absence if I let you in on the reason for my LOA: I’ve been holed up working on a whole new Chinese Reading Practice.

This site design, as you may have noticed, is a shambling, mummified fossil, and looks horrific on mobile devices. Opening it gives me the sadz. And as I do not like having the sadz, I decided it was time for a refresh.

Plus, I keep opening these emails from you guys demanding more, more, more posts. Truth is, I can’t afford to devote the time to writing those posts unless I’m charging a little bit for it. I’m a freelancer, every time I update CRP, it eats into my billable hours.

On the other hand, I kind of love that CRP is a free resource for casual learners. My favorite thing about the internet is that it represents so much collective good will. You ever heard that term, “cognitive surplus”? Neither had I, until I watched this rad talk by Professor Clay Shirky. In it, Shirky basically defines “cognitive surplus” as the way we use our mental downtime. Look at Wikipedia, right? Most of the contributors to Wikipedia are volunteers. They use their mental downtime – their cognitive surplus – to edit articles about like, the lifecycle of jellyfish and the population of Singapore. They get nothing tangible out of this, so why do they do it? What is the root of that compulsion? I don’t have the answer to that question, but I do know that that’s the spirit of the digital age. I have some pretty strong feelings about how important it is that we use some of our cognitive surplus to help educate each other. So I’m not really comfortable making CRP entirely pay-to-play.

That being the case, I’m gonna do a little experiment here. I’m gonna try to do both. The new CRP shall feature a new free post every darn week for you Sunday-morning-over-coffee readers. There shall also be reasonably-priced memberships for you Chinese reading diehards, with a member’s library and new Member’s Only posts daily. We’ll see how that pans out.

I’m looking at a Feb 27, 2017 launch date, or thereabouts. Until then, enjoy the archive here, and 加油, my friends.

Read more Comments (20)


Yayzors, horsies.

I know that when you first start reading, it’s hard to hold a narrative thread through a longer post, but give this one a try – 6 short paragraphs, all of them very straightforward. This one has mostly very beginner language, with a couple of intermediate or upper-intermediate words. The grammar, rather than the vocab, is probably the hard part of this post, which is an great survey of every basic Chinese sentence structure. If you can read this, your foundation in Chinese grammar is very solid.

Read more Comments (89)


La Stefanie Canadienne Women La s Black Stefanie Riding Boot Black 9052d64
28Apr, 2016
Modern Chinese Poetry: Rainy Alley by Dai Wangshu La Stefanie Canadienne Women La s Black Stefanie Riding Boot Black 9052d64

Hey guys. Been a while. I’m studying Chinese IRL, so I’ve got less reason to focus on the blog, but I have been getting all the letters – thank you all. I’ve also received two guest posts that I’m embarrassed to say I haven’t put up yet. Apologies, it may be a while, but they’re coming. Right, on with the poetry.

Kinda kills me how little information is available on the modern Chinese writers, you know? A few of the most famous works have been translated, but most have only cursory mentions. Even the Wikipedia pages don’t have nearly the amount of content that the Chinese encyclopedias offer. Dai Wangshu, for example, is relatively unknown in the west. So who is this guy?

Dai Wangshu (戴望舒) was a famously-depressed modern Chinese symbolist poet, born in 1905, died from an accidental overdose of asthma medication in 1950 – asthma which he contracted when he was thrown in jail by the Japanese for advocating revolution. Seriously, this guy spent his entire life having the sadz. He threatened to kill himself a couple of times, once to force his girlfriend to marry him (she agreed, but then ran off with a refrigerator salesman, cuz I guess refrigerators were a big deal at the time), and once when his first wife fell in love with another man and asked for a divorce.

Read more Comments (5)


Marc Fisher Women s Hulie Over The Knee Boot Burgundy , Not Rated Women s Tutsan Riding Boot Tan , Show Shine Women s Fashion High Heel Buckles Tall Riding Boots Gray , Aerosoles Women s Cloudscape Harness Boot Black Madden Girl Women s Kase Fashion Boot Black Paris Timberland Women s Turain Tall Wp Rain Boot Black Hunter Women s Original Back Adjustable Rain Boots Navy Fergalicious Women s Rookie Wide Calf Slouch Boot Black , Fergalicious Women s Lundry Western Boot Sand FRYE Women s Dorado Riding Boot Whiskey Smooth Polished Veg-77568 , White Mountain Women s Bethesda Slouch Boot Stone , FRYE Women s Claude Jodhpur Boot Black Baffin Women s Meltwater Rain Boot Green , Nina Womens Konnie Suede Pointed Toe Knee High Fashion Boots Black/Glam Suede Aisun Women s Elegant Laces Round Toe Side Zipper Dress Platform High Heel Knee High Boots Shoes White LifeStride Women s Xripley Riding Boot Dark Tan Nine Seven Genuine Leather Women s Round Toe Chunky Heel Zip Handmade Knee High Boot Black , Propét Women s Teagan Riding Boot Black QueenFashion Women s Imitated PU Fabric Lining Wedge Candy High Boots with Lace-up and Anti-skidding Bottom Green , Carolbar Women s Punk Lolita Cosplay Lace up Platform Fashion High Chunky Heel Tall Dress Boots White , IDIFU Women s Fashion Pointed Toe High Chunky Heel Platform Knee High Boots Black , Ariat Women s Stoneleigh H2O English Paddock Boot Guinness Rieker Women s Bernadette 56 Boots Kastanie/Schoko Cambridge Select Women s Buckle Sweater Knee High Flat Boot Light Grey , WeenFashion Women s Close Round Toe High-Heels Solid Closure Soft Material Boots with Zippers Red-Charms , Top Moda Womens Page-22 Knee High Round Toe Buckle Slouched Low Heel Boots Tan Naturalizer Womens Tafia Closed Toe Knee High Fashion Boots Black Smooth Brinley Co Women s Estes Riding Boot Regular & Wide Calf Brown Wide , Knee High Boots Women Warm Faux Fur Strap Buckle Platform Black Increased Long Boots By BIGTREE Black

Feels like it’s been a hundred years since I threw something up here. Rest assured I carry the shame of an un-updated blog around with me constantly, so – yay, guilt. I’m actually taking intensive classes in Chinese (yet again) to push my reading level higher, hence the lack of posts. I’m more active on here when I’m not studying anywhere else. Anyhoo, this is another one I nabbed from Sina user Zifengling’s personal blog. I tried to convince myself that this was beginner, but I just couldn’t. The words are mostly OK, but there are one too many wibble-wobbly sentence configurations.

Read more Comments (31)


Page 1 of 2612345...1020...Last »
Knee-High
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8