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Enter the dragons

Kiwanians help kids and cops bond through an ancient Chinese sport.

Story by Julie Saetre  •  Photos by David Calvert

Andrea Eliscu calls them the “invisible kids”: inner-city youth who strive academically but receive neither praise (which is reserved for athletic prowess) nor intervention (which is directed toward troubled behavior). 743 more words

Feature Story

Mulan, Yuè Fēi, Dragon Boats, Qi Xi & Qing Ming Jie


Badasses of Chinese History:  Huā Mùlán

One of my favourite legends surrounds Ahmad ibn Fadlan’s and his journey north from Baghdad with and observations of Vikings.  6,915 more words

One, Two, Three, Four Together

On a bike ride yesterday I passed the Dragon Boat races.  All the rowers in one of the boats were shouting  1,2,3,4, Together  over and over as they dipped their oars in the river in unison.   82 more words


Messing about in boats...

Just a quick post to update you all on a couple of things.

Another busy Rotary weekend lies ahead for our club who are participating in the Canoe Cat races at  208 more words


Dragon Boat Races

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.  When I first read about it, my imagination started running wild.  I pictured long boats covered with a giant dragon costumes with huge dragon heads blowing smoke and fire out of some hideous face.  449 more words


Get Moving On A Dragon Boat

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — This week on Moving U, Meteorologist Craig Setzer hopped into a dragon boat and found paddling can be quite the workout.  497 more words