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The Ordinary.

I think the strangest but most useful thing I brought to the desert was my wetsuit. I’ve had it for years, a spring suit I bought in San Diego when I was first learning to surf. I’ve worn it in … Continue reading

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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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To Change the World

So next week I will have two to three times the teaching hours I do now. I knew it was going to change, but it’s more than I expected. I’ll find out more soon enough. This is what I was … Continue reading

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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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