Astana, Baravoe, and Heading Home

4:10 PM CDT, August 19, 2015 – Oregon, Wisconsin, USA I really can’t believe it’s over. It’s rather bittersweet, getting to see my friends and family in the states for the first time in two …

Finding Home

“So, how does it feel to be home?” It has been about a month since my return from Argentina, and I cannot tell you how many times I have been asked this question since arriving …

Party with the Panda​

上海 Blog #32 二零一五年六月二十一号星期天 Sunday June 21st, 2015 Local Time: 23:48 Shanghai Time 许悦 showed up at my door this morning with a parting gift of nicely framed artwork that will stress me a bit …

再见Begins

上海 Blog #30 二零一五年六月十九号星期五 Friday June 19th, 2015 Local Time: 21:12Shanghai Time Last day of class was today. 再见张老师 (Goodbye professor Zhang). Several of us went to “the noodle place,” our usual lunch location. One …