A Dozen Alarm Clocks

I have two alarm clocks. More specifically, I have two alarm clocks in my room. One goes off at 8am to wake me up, the other is on snooze rotation until around 8:30am, when I debate whether I really need breakfast that morning. Neither is really necessary, however, because outside my door I have perhaps […]

Here comes the…

Oh my God – the sun is out today!! It’s been almost two weeks of grey skies. The last time I saw the sun was when I visited Chengdu. I can’t believe how goofily happy I am. So I did what anyone does on a beautiful, bird-filled sunny day – I played video games. Just […]

Improving Area Knowledge

Went walking in Wenjiang. There was a leather store I wanted to see if I could find, based on my memories of the drive a couple of days prior. And a gate – I bet that the gate would lead somewhere cool.I haven’t really been walking around much in my immediate area. I found the […]

Gondor Translates

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is on. At first I thought they had just pirated the music for another show, and was up in arms. Then I realized it was the actual movie. It’s a little easier to identify the Chinese when you know the movie by heart. I like Sam a […]