Tag Archives: travel

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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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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A New Year

Some of it is the holidays, some of it just that I have time, but I have been eating with friends a lot more recently. My Chinese friends came over one night, and since I had time, I cooked. It … Continue reading

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A Student

There is a saying in Buddhism, that to succeed you need the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sanga. Basically, the teacher, the teachings, and the people to practice with. I always had trouble with this. Sometimes I could find a … Continue reading

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