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Authentic Self

There are a lot of things about this place that seem so familiar. When I was growing up, we would spend our summers in New York, out in the Hamptons, before the place changed for me. I remember when I … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-07, Chengdu, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Making a Home

Next week we begin teaching, practicum, they call it. It’s not much, compared to what I have done, but I have never taught at a university before. I’m sure it will go well enough, and I know I’ll be able … Continue reading

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Pandas and Hot Pot

I don’t even really know where to begin. The first week here felt like a month, and the second was gone before I could breathe. This place is amazing, but I really haven’t even scratched the surface yet. The people … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-06, Chengdu, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Four Days to Go

I’m back in San Francisco, waiting for Thursday when all the China volunteers gather in the city and prepare for departure. It was hard to leave Atlanta, but it was harder to be there without any real purpose. I ate … Continue reading

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