Monthly Archives: February 2013

Chinese New Year (small, luckily) mishap; K’s bad luck

On the night of Chinese New Year’s Eve I went to the Shed, where I joined a birthday party for Curtis’s friend Abby. It being New Year’s, everyone had bought fireworks to set off. We went outdoors to a corner … Continue reading

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Goin’ to Guizhou

I’m going to Guizhou, Goddamn it! It’s the one place I’ve always wanted to go in China. I think pictures I saw of Miao people in China Pictorial in high school were one of the things that got me interested … Continue reading

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FSE tomorrow

It’s the second time I’ll be taking the US Foreign Service exam tomorrow, and also the second time going to take it in a mask. It’s a strange coincidence I just thought of today. The first time it was because … Continue reading

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