Monthly Archives: August 2014

IKEA bounty

I a ton of stuff today, for about 200 dollars total. If I can remember correctly, I got: 2 lamps, 5 light bulbs, a filing cabinet, a bedside table, a coffee table, a TV table (not that I have a … Continue reading

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Church of the black eye

On the way back from a trip to IKEA (Yay!) we passed a church that was having a WWF-style wrestling match in a ring in front of it. On one hand, I was curious, and wanted to take pictures. On … Continue reading

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My new home

I’d like to say more about where I am and what I’m doing, but since the time I got snitched on for complaining about work I think I should be more discreet. I will say I’m at one of the … Continue reading

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R.I.P. to another classmate

R.I.P. to a fine fellow and fellow Chinese student I knew as Bahb. From time to time I think of his story of how as his grandmother got older sometimes she’d revert back to speaking German.

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Escaping the ladies’ movie!

Today while I was at a departmental party UPS delivered my mattress and put it in my apartment building’s office, which was closed for the weekend by the time I got back. I called the emergency maintenance number and the … Continue reading

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In Ohio

I’m in Ohio now. I got here on Saturday night. I’ve actually gotten an apartment already, set up a phone and home Internet, etc. The actual trip here went surprisingly well. I got my whole security deposit back (despite not … Continue reading

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Quote about libraries

I’ve been throwing out a lot of stuff, and today I came across this quote from a professor at my old school, ECNU (East China Normal University): “You should learn to read with many kinds of people. You may feel … Continue reading

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Continuing to get ready

I’m continuing to get ready to move. Today I’ve gotten rid of the last of the unwanted books as well as a lot of plastic stuff from the kitchen. I also had a “Oh no! What have a I done?” … Continue reading

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Shed tears in front of Eddy

I had this strange experience today where I all of a sudden got really sad and started crying. I was at the hairdresser’s, trying to explain what I wanted, couldn’t find the picture I wanted to show him, an employee … Continue reading

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