Monthly Archives: January 2005

Abacus-slinging agronomist!

Well, I did go to the Cotton Club. I was expecting it to be some sort of huge nightclub where they’d have stage shows and stuff, but it was actually very small. It was really crowded, and I ended up … Continue reading

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What is love for?

Oh — here’s another question (or a few questions): What is love for? What are relationships for?

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My birthday.

It’s my birthday today. I didn’t do much — slept in, got a haircut, made plans to go out on Sunday with my friend Xu Gai. But, then she cancelled because she’s too busy with school. I hope I can … Continue reading

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Jai alai or die!

I bet you didn’t know there’s a jai alai channel! If I order cable, it’s one of the channels I’ll get, along with Bloomberg, CNN, and Filippino Klasiks.

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Poop Dreams.

I often have these dreams in which I go to the bathroom and am just astonished by what comes out of me. I always think, “When did I eat THAT?!?” On my first night in Hainan, I had a dream … Continue reading

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Hainan!

I just came back from a trip to balmy Hainan! I swam in the sea four times, sunburned twice, ate tons of crab, and communed (sort of) with monkeys! I nearly didn’t go because of a mean case of food … Continue reading

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Yo! Yo! I’m Sinus B!

I got back the results of my medical test (the one all foreigners in China have to take), and it says I have something called sinus bradycardia! According to the web sites I’ve seen, that’s a heart rate of below … Continue reading

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Finally moved!

I got the last of my stuff moved today! Yay! Now I’ll have to deal with putting it all in place, but still, that’s great!

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Camille saved my stuff!

My French co-worker Camille helped me move some stuff over to my new apartment today, and about 15 minutes after we got back, he came to my door carrying a bunch of my stuff. I was mystified, and he said … Continue reading

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I dreamt about frozen foods.

Last night I dreamt about frozen foods. I was in a supermarket, and they had all these boxes of green bean over pasta dishes for 15 cents. Actually, one of the things that’s excited me about the new apartment is … Continue reading

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P. o. O.

We all went to see Phantom of the Opera tonight. It was OK not as great as Id heard, or as boring as Id feared. The girl who played Christine was a little inconsistent. The guy who played the … Continue reading

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Telethon girl; I’m moving out.

I ended up briefly appearing onstage at this telethon for tsunami victims. At first, the school just invited the foreign teachers to a benefit concert. Then we were told foreign students would have to perform, but we would just watch. … Continue reading

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More snow, breast, party.

Well, Thursday there was a small snowstorm here! At first it melted, but then there ended up being about an inch that stuck on the ground. I was out in Gu Bei, and saw an impressive-looking accident involving a taxi, … Continue reading

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