Tag Archives: kung fu

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

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

Kung Fu Therapy

It’s hard learning a form I know I will never finish. I just began a staff form, and I really like it. Simple and direct at first, but I’m told it’s long and complicated. I have seven weeks left here. … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-01, Taiwan, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Control

I remember dreaming as a child, even into my 20s, where I was trying to fight and it was always like moving through water. Those dreams were always frustrating, almost painful. I couldn’t do what I wanted to do. I … Continue reading

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