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BioFarm
China / Food

BioFarm

This week was October holiday in China so I headed to BioFarm to live and farm for the week. It was beautiful. The complete opposite of haywire. Everyone had dirt in their fingernails. You could walk in grass with your bare feet and even had time to scratch out a few blog posts, answer belated email, … Continue reading

wart
Life & Faith

wart

Freshman year of college I had this wart on my ankle that would not come off.  I cheerlead so always wrapped my ankle in consideration of the bases who had to grip my ankles. Gross.  I went to the doctor multiple times for it. No success. One day in the shower, realizing I’d never prayed about … Continue reading

Readings of Late
Readings

Readings of Late

What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng by Dave Eggers is a book based on the experiences of one of The Lost Boys of Sudan named Valentino Achak Deng and his experience of being separated from his family and his home, living in refugee camps, and eventually coming to live in Atlanta, Georgia. The book’s a bizarre contrast between his old life … Continue reading

Farewell Natasha!
China

Farewell Natasha!

Haven’t blogged much since moving to Shanghai. The place itself is pretty uninspiring. My answer to the generically broad “How’s China?” question is “Ever thought about how it’d be like to live in a smokey, B-grade, indoor/outdoor shopping mall with explorative individuals from all over the world? Kind of like that.” What I do find … Continue reading