A complete list of additions and changes to this site...
New Links and Pages
April 8-13, 2009: Updated
most of the site, began adding links to Picasa photo galleries..
March 23-30, 2008: Converted
site to Traditional Characters, added links to Facebook.
January 9, 2008: Set up new
China and Russia pages.
June 23, 2007: Made minor
changes on Russia, Hobbies and other pages.
February 20-28, 2006: Added
Taiwan photo pages.
January 25 2006: Numerous
minor upgrades of home page, including updated photo pages and resume.
November 25 2005: Added
Uzbekistan Pages. Expanded
After the Soviet Union book sample page.
May 23-25 2005: Added
Cambodia and Laos Pages. Complete
Overhaul of All Photos on Page.
December 21 2004: Added
Major Burma Photography Page.
October, 2004: Complete
Overhaul of Home Page -- the largest single update since 1998.
November 1-8, 2003: Added a preview page,
including sample, a map and table of contents for
my completed book, After the Soviet Union.
May 30, 2003: Added Chinese text and deleted obsolete e-mails and
September 9-11, 2002:
Added a 9-11 Memorial Page and a Writing Page, listing all recent publications. Updated links and deleted obsolete materials. Prepared for the inclusion
of new materials.
November 17, 2001:
Did substantial maintenance on home page. Fixed bad links and updated
April 5, 2000:
Added photos from Russia from 2000 and 2001.
January 4, 2000: Added photos from New Year's in Red Square. and
updated my Resume.
December 29, 1999:
Added photos from Nankunshen Temple, Taiwan. and
changed Travel Page to link with my own photos and
descriptions instead of outside links (where possible).
Started but later abandoned a Web-based journal.
December 28, 1999:
Added photos from Turkey. and some old (but recently
added) photos from Russia and the ex-USSR.
December 26, 1999:
Added Marriage Page!
December 17, 1999:
Updated links page with new hotlinks.
December 10, 1999:
Added portfolio of photographs of the US and Europe.
December 8, 1999:
Added photographs of Yeva, Russia and I under Recent Pages.
August 25, 1998:
Added a Site Index so people can find
their way around this page!
June 15 - August 20, 1998:
Began and my China and Hong Kong
June 10, 1998:
Began posting my Taiwan Travel Page.
May 7, 1998:
Completed changes on my front page which included
adding a description of my Chinese name chops.
January 23, 1998:
Totally upgraded Home Page, including friends, TV,
main, new and other pages.
I have updated my picture page
(three times!) to include more recent photos of me and my environment in
Washington DC and elsewhere.
I have added a travel and photography page
with my photos from my photography collection. More
of my own pictures appear on-line in a special portfolio.
In honor of my entry to the Foreign
Service on March 14, 1998, I added a link to the
American Foreign Service Association, which is the umbrella association for
all U.S. Foreign Service officers.
My China Trips: I have been to 14 provinces, including the soon to be flooded Three Gorges
in Sichuan and Henan Provinces. Until I get something up, I found
a wonderful site on the end of Three Gorges called Voyage
of the Dammed.
New Links: I
also have links to my friends' home pages.
Hopefully someday I'll have my narratives for the other trips I've taken...like
to Russia, Israel, Jordan, Estonia, etc. The first 170 photographs
from China, Europe and Russia were my first on the web. Others are
being loaded, especially since I bought a slide scanner.
My Writing: I finished
my book on Russia and am still working on a book of philosophy along
with another on politics -- and about 10 other projects. Who knows when
I'll get these done...at least I finished the Russia book...
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