Blast from the past: Nine Years Ago Today

This is a special posting that I wanted to make about my month in Italy, which I have just returned from. I kept a detailed journal while I was there, trying to write nearly every day, recording my experiences and observations. I did not have much access to the internet, and so I could not…

I Was Worried About Moving to China

I was so nervous about moving to China. I was worried about a wide range of things: the minutia of day-to-day life just as much as I was worried about the economic and social development of the country. I was worried about finding an apartment. I was worried about getting food poisoning. I was worried…