Tag Archives: fear

Love and Pain

For a long time connecting to people was hard for me. Not understanding them, or wanting to connect, but stepping past the fear that comes with dealing with people. I still don’t have that fearlessness that people talk about. I … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-09, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

There have been a number of minor problems along the way, but so far nothing has changed my plans. The problem is that everything feels like it will, every problem could be a disaster, a massive shift in all my … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-05, Atlanta, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Voice of Fear

I wonder how our language changes when we teach English. Spending time in Mexico was easy because I teaching such a high level, and I never downgraded my language to fit the people I spoke with. It’s different here. I’ve … Continue reading

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Posted in 2016-09, Taiwan, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a 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