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Cultural Leave

Cultural leave is a very different thing for me in Peace Corps. Normally it can be really aggravating to be constantly surrounded by people, to eat every meal with them, to have people wait until I go to bed before … Continue reading

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Posted in 2018-08, Longnan, Uncategorized, Wushan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Usually the Little Things

I think the only problem with Tianshui 天水 was having to leave. The skies were blue, and it was a busy time, but it was an amazing trip. The places I saw and the people I met were wonderful and … Continue reading

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Posted in 2018-06, Tianshui, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Waiting for the Tide

With the new campus opening and everything that goes with it, I’m only teaching two classes right now. That combined with the clinic hours means I’m working about half as much as expected, so I fill my days with Chinese, … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-10, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Making a Life

Everything is practice, and I have gotten better at this, at moving and building a home, at making a place mine, and at finding when I explore. My classes are all post-graduate, so I won’t be teaching much for the … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-09, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments