Tag Archives: people

Asking Why

This place is such a mix of the old and new worlds, always changing, but there are still traces of the world that was. It’s in the details, like the brooms they use to sweep the streets and the small … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-11, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Perspective

Back in San Diego my twenty-year high school reunion is starting, I’m on the other side of the world with a long weekend ahead. Xingyiquan in the morning, Taiji in the afternoon, dinner, class, and a mountain to climb tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-10, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

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