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Parent-teacher conference

CHINA | Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Views [982] | Comments [1]

Today I had lunch with Kevin and his parents. They brought me to a very nice Sichuan restaurant in Beijing They picked me up this morning at 10:30 am. I thought it was a little early for lunch, but just went along assuming it was a tradition that ... Read more >

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BR v. BJ

CHINA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [574] | Comments [1]

I moved to Baton Rouge, La. to attend college when I was 18 years old.  I knew people who were attending this university as well, but I opted out of old friendships and forged new ones.  I sort of kept in touch with people I had known, but in general, ... Read more >

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Welcome to the neighborhood

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | Views [496]

Ilan has officially moved in in Beijing.  And he lives closer to me than any of my other friends.  I feel it safe to say that I have a neighbor.  He's only an hour away.  That's right.  An hour.  He lives on my side of town (the Chaoyang District).  ... Read more >

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Outside a huge department store...

CHINA | Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | Views [558]

...I had another conversation about the failings of Communism. I sat in the freezing cold weather anticipating Mario and Ilan's arrival and reading Wild Swans (a book that has been banned in China because it tells the story of a grandmother, mother, ... Read more >

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Tis the season...

CHINA | Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | Views [649] | Comments [3]

for breaking up. I ran into Kevin in the subway today. I'll unabashedly admit that he is my favorite student. I started excitedly chatting, "Hi! How are you?" He mumbled and bumbled his way through a conversation. Weirdly answering ... Read more >

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Couch Surfing

CHINA | Sunday, 21 Oct 2007 | Views [2333] | Comments [1]

I'm a member of a web site. It's a social networking web site similar to facebook. But it has a purpose. www.couchsurfing.com is a traveler's haven. It's an opportunity to meet the world, travel to it, and stay for free. The idea is simple. ... Read more >

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