Tag Archives: travel

Across the Void

Before I arrived in Shanghai, I didn’t really want to be there. I lost my Chinese phone in Japan. Not the worst thing since it doesn’t work there and I still have the American one, but frustrating none the less. … Continue reading

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Posted in 2019-02, Shanghai, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Solitude

It wasn’t what I expected, and it was far too short. Japan was never a place I really wanted to go. I have known so many people who love the idea of the place, but it never interested me until … Continue reading

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Cigarettes and Sunflower Seeds

I spent a week in Chengdu for training, shorter than it should have been, but still intense in a lot of ways. My Chinese family went south for the winter, so I rested and spent time with my Peace Corps … Continue reading

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Posted in 2019-01, Uncategorized, Wanzhou | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Stage

The last of the classes are over and I am heading back to Chengdu for training. More or less. There are things to do, meetings, medical, and we’re going to start preparing to leave. There are plans and possibilities, but … Continue reading

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