Tag Archives: Peace Corps

Pear Trees and Spiderwebs

I was in Chengdu, finishing the paperwork and trying to see as many people as I could before I left, trying to decide if it was my final time or not. The idea of finding work in Chengdu after the … Continue reading

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Posted in 2019-08, Eryuan, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Leaving

These are my final days in Lanzhou. I don’t really know what I feel. It doesn’t seem entirely real, but I don’t think it ever really does. I just shipped out everything I don’t want to carry along with me, … Continue reading

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Posted in 2019-07, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

At the Doorway

Everything is winding down, just waiting for the final project to end my time in the Peace Corps. I have been wasting time, after all the classes I had and all the time I was busy. I used to be … Continue reading

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Posted in 2019-06, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Silence in Dunhuang

Summer has begun in the Gobi Desert, a desert that covers most of the province far beyond my home in Lanzhou, and from the edge of the Himalayans to about a third of the way into Mongolia. The first day … Continue reading

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Posted in 2019-06, Dunhuang, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment