Monthly Archives: July 2013

Diary 2013/07/31 – Dreaming

I just slept for 13 straight hours! Didn’t get anything productive done yesterday, but I suppose that’s permissible. I had a strange dream. Read the bracketed paragraphs if you want to know the nitty-gritty, or just skip ahead 😉 [[A … Continue reading

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Diary 2013/07/30 – Welcome to China!

I arrived in Chongqing this morning, and then took the train to Chengdu. A young Chinese intern picked me up at the airport, and he was instantly relieved when after he spoke a few sentences of absolutely unintelligible English, I … Continue reading

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Diary 2013/07/29 – Forward

Instead of always thinking “How did I get here?” think “How can I get away from here?” or “Why should I stay here?” You’d be surprised how you answer. Your method for “getting away” can be mundane or adventurous; your … Continue reading

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Diary 2013/7/26

I’m still in the US right now, on the bus heading to Chicago. Travel gives one a lot of thinking time. I keep closing my eyes to take a nap, then suddenly snapping awake to jot down a thought in … Continue reading

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There’s no such thing as goodbyes anymore

Here we are again. Leaving one place, starting fresh in another. I wish I could say that I’ve developed a habit, a coping mechanism for dealing with uprooting myself in this way, but I really haven’t. Each one is different, … Continue reading

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