Monthly Archives: February 2009

Free of speech?!?

I saw this on a link to a BBC story and couldn’t believe it: The US is likely to boycott a UN racism conference, reports say, saying a text drawn up for the event criticises Israel and restricts free of … Continue reading

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Took some pictures …

in the supermarket. I’ll try to post them this weekend.

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This would be a good prank!

I think it would be great if someone kidnapped that guy from Girls Gone Wild and told him he was being sent to North Korea to make movies for Kim Jong-Il. If I had my own TV show and some … Continue reading

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Feeling kind of strange.

The other day I was on Facebook and Curtis sent me an instant message starting something like, “Do you remember that Finnish guy Joshua I used to work with?” I did. He was someone I’d seen around at parties, but … Continue reading

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Conversation

I heard this conversation as I was walking along on campus. Either it was pretty strange, or I misunderstood it. Guy #1: How do you meet these people? Guy #2: I dunno. He called me up and invited me to … Continue reading

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I Love Tofu

I love tofu By Kame and L.N.K., with Chinese subtitles. Originally found through YeeinJee’s Asian Journal.

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I’m feeling failure-y and insignificant.

I need a new project, something to make me really happy, like photography did when I was in China. I don’t have a lot of time, though. I think it would make me happier to start selling things on Cafepress, … Continue reading

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Cake.

In an unprecedented turn of events, I have not yet had a birthday cake.

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Decided to buy a Brita pitcher.

In not-too-exciting news, I’ve decided to go out and buy a Brita pitcher today. I’ve been thinking about it for some time. Despite being sort of amused when one of my students described the water here as “wrong,” I think … Continue reading

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About dreams, and on the fly …

I’m going to try to write this quickly, because I still have stuff to do for tomorrow. For some reason, I had pretty strange, unpleasant dreams last night. The first one had to do with an episode of “Dog the … Continue reading

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For those of you who like explosions:

Explosion – Beijing CCTV Annex Fire

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Ah, CCTV …

I’d go “bwah ha ha” if a fireman hadn’t died. Setting fire to your own building! I must say the blaze was more interesting than anything that’s ever been on your station. If only someone could spin this into a … Continue reading

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Wanna see pictures something on fire?

Part of CCTV’s new headquarters went up in flames today in China. Luckily the building wasn’t open yet. As far as I know, nobody was killed. It seems like the building is a total write-off, though. It may well have … Continue reading

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Aaaaahg! Pancakes!

As a student of mine wrote in an essay, “No one wants their son to die on the batter field.”

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Poo-poo … it’s a kind of emergency.

I saw this on the pencil bag of one of my Korean students:

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Random celebrity in my dream

It’s strange when a celebrity pops up in your dream even though you are not really a fan of that person. I remember a long time ago, even before the whole murder situation, I had a dream with O.J. Simpson … Continue reading

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Cake solves everything.

One of three bros, ordering a cake: And could you make it say, “Sorry we stole your car”? (From Overheardeverywhere.com)

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You can get ANYTHING at Amazon!

Great Leap Forward Low prices on great leap forward. Free Shipping on qualified orders Amazon.com (Via GoogleAds, after I looked up info on the Great Leap Forward.)

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Everybody’s doing it.

Jenny B. e-mailed me the link (Obamacon.me), so I finally made my own Obamacon. (The original photo this came from was called “Scoldy Face.”)

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