It's late Monday night and I find myself back in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, looking for evidence of Esther Nelson.
When Noel and I were here in March, we learned that an institution in town has an extensive archive of pre-1949 mission agency documents. A friend of a friend of a friend has secured permission for me to spend the day poking around the archives, which I plan to do tomorrow.
I will be looking for information on Esther, a bell, and an airplane. (You'll have to stay tuned to hear more about that.)
Here's another photo from our trip in March -- of the old city of Huili, Sichuan. Take away the motorcycles, the emergency shelter sign and the security camera keeping watch over the citizenry, and Esther probably would recognize the intersection.