Tag Archives: Sichuan

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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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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Chengdu

Whatever my expectations here were, it’s really hard to say. I didn’t know what I would find, but it’s not really like I would have guessed. The city of Chengdu, at least in the area we are in, reminds me … Continue reading

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Leaving

Leaving was different this time. In some was more real, and in some ways just through the reaction of the people who know where I’m going. In many ways, for me anyway, it’s just the next job, the next place … Continue reading

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