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Slop vs. 40%

Slop: My first encounter with ‘slop,’ happened in the first school I taught at, two years ago, Longhua Middle School. Lunch consisted of sifting through vegetables and bits of meat avoiding as much bone as possible. Once during lunch, a … Continue reading

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Cabbage Wheel Adventure

Today I ventured into my village located across from my school. My goal was to buy the last necessities my flat is lacking. A very sweet lady sold me the following: 50’s Pink Nightstand Small wooden stool [looks ancient] [I … Continue reading

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Romantic Sweat Bucket for Two, Please.

The Tropics: A sweaty playground with AC sporadically placed between. I had forgotten this while visiting the US. Sure we get hot, but we never walk around all day with beads of sweat pouring off of us. — My school … Continue reading

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Beyond laundry.

I live on the fifth floor-each flight has 14 steps-70 total. I carried my laundry bag & soap Down, behind the school’s canteen–where the mosquitoes love to play. First washer: Broken 2nd washer: Filled/not doing anything 3rd washer: Broken I … Continue reading

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