Tag Archives: Students

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

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

Expectation

Leaving here is as hard as it was to leave my home in the States. I’ve settled in more than I expected, and while I had more free time to study than most, I feel like I missed out on … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-08, Chengdu, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Home in Lanzhou

Some places you go, and it just feels like somewhere you’ve been before. Lanzhou is one of those places for me. San Diego has more granite, but the beauty of the brown and green mountains, the vivid sunsets, and the … Continue reading

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Posted in 2017-08, Lanzhou, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment