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Tag: United States

Playing Tourist at Home

Sometimes it is easy to forget we have a city as our playground right outside of the door.  We go from work to gym to supermarket to home and then do it all again the next day.  It takes some energy – and a visitor who comes to visit you from America – to make… Read More ›

Gobble Gobble

“Gananjie kuaile!” I said enthusiastically as she handed me the roasted pumpkin seeds and pumpkin soup. “Happy Thanksgiving!” “SHENME?!” She looked at me confused as she shouted out a nice, loud WHAT in my ear while scrunching up her face in confusion. I began to explain in Chinese: “It’s an American holiday today.  We eat… Read More ›

Cough cough hack hack

I sounded like a dying animal throughout the entirety of Monday’s job training.  This cough had been going on for about a week and a half.  But because I am a 22 year old that still doesn’t know how to take care of myself, I thought the best way to get better was to go… Read More ›