The end of June is always a little bittersweet. Sweet because I have 2 months of doing nothing, bitter because it is time to say goodbye. Foreigners are a very transient group in China and
It’s no secret that I love my birthday. I’ve written about it almost every year on my blog. Having a summertime birthday kinda sucks as a kid (you never get to bring cupcakes into class,
I went out to dinner the other night with my Chinese friend who can’t speak English. I ordered a few of my favorite dishes and told him to choose some as well. But I had
Three giant Buddhas, more than 10 feet tall, are staring down at me. Their half-closed eyes look like a smirk. “Laowai,” they seem to say looking at me and my friend Hannah standing in front
There are a few things you can count on being a teacher. During mid-autumn festival you get a lot of mooncakes (basically small little fruit cakes) and during Dragon Boat Festival, which took place yesterday,
With only a week left of classes, I’m getting the same question over and over again. “Where will you travel to this summer?” During the summer I always spend at least a month traveling all
There’s been a lot of funny/interesting/ridiculous videos going around on the web I thought I would share. Sorry for those in the PRC, these videos are all from youtube, so set your VPN’s to on.
This semester I’ve taught English speaking to every single sophomore class. I’ve never taught an entire grade the same subject at the same time before and I kinda like it. Usually each class hangs out