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Introverted Creature of Habit Meets Random Adventures in China

Most people who know me can  tell you at least three things about me: I love swing dancing, I’m a huge nerd who plays video games and such, and a lot of the time I stay in, sometimes with a few friends, rather than going out.   1,693 more words


Vegemite and Chocolate--When Fiction Meets Reality

One of the strangest things (and most unnerving) of being a fiction writer, is finding out that the rather unlikely idea you foisted on one of your characters, has now (apparently) come true!

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Books And Stuff

May Day Vacation in Qingdao

5/4/15 This past weekend was quite fun and relaxing, with a lot less stress than the Beijing trip had. For one thing, there were fewer people involved – only Chris Brown, Rojer, Rachel and I wanted to go on the trip since the rest had either already been there, or wasn’t up for traveling over the 3 day weekend especially since it was a holiday and the frenzy would be awful. 1,859 more words

Important Lesson Learned

One month in Formosa 

Taiwan is slowly becoming more and more familiar with every passing day. We still have quite the mountain to climb to make ourselves totally at home in this foreign land. 683 more words


Field Trips and Festivals

The past week has been a bit packed; sorry it’s been a while since I’ve written. So much has happened, so I will try to sum it all up and post pictures in Pretty Pictures soon and link it on here. 814 more words


The Power of Popsicles


When I first arrived here, the seasoned people who had been here for 7 months or so immediately took myself and my three flight companions under their wing. 500 more words

The Little Things In Life

Chinese Barbeque

This week has gone fantastically well; a staff field trip was planned for today, my students relatively understood what I’m trying to teach them, I still haven’t gotten sick, the week went by quite quick, and two of my awesome, close friends got ENGAGED! 1,493 more words