Tag Archives: death

Death as an Outsider

It’s always surprising to me when someone looks to me for advice, or someone to talk to. Not because I can’t do it, but it’s rare that I seek people out to talk to them about problems in my life. … Continue reading

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Posted in 2018-04, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What We Have. (Updated)

The first week of teaching has had its ups and downs, but not in any way I expected. Sometimes the differences in culture and personality are extreme, and, I don’t know, confusing, depressing maybe. Most of what I have found … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-09, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Strength Through Effort

The concept of making food amuses Old Style. In Chinese, the word for ‘to make’ is not used for food, but we do it all the time. We don’t necessarily create something, but we take a variety of parts and … Continue reading

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Posted in 2016-08, Taiwan, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Stared into the Void…

It’s always interesting to me to compare what is happening at home to what is happening here. Just as much chaos, as much fire in the streets, but still so different. I’ve been able to piece together some of what … Continue reading

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Posted in 2015-05, Guadalajara | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment