Tag Archives: English

Most of the Time

There is always a problem dealing with the courtesy and generosity here. It’s not that they’re not friendly, it’s not that they aren’t generous, it’s that they are too friendly, too generous. I go with it most of the time, … Continue reading

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Posted in 2018-07, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patterns

Whenever I find myself following too much of a pattern, I tend to start to resist it. Patterns tend to be boring, not necessarily in itself, but I find myself getting bored. Sometimes I just change the details, sometimes I … Continue reading

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

Bourdain and Quixote

After coming back from Tianshui, I could feel myself starting to shut down. Months of nonstop work, or at least what felt like it was really starting to get to me. I am an extrovert by practice, but an introvert … Continue reading

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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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