Monthly Archives: May 2012


Going back to the States for a month this February was a strange experience, not simply because of the cultural and political differences but also because of certain similarities. The similarity I most often noticed was a certain ignorance and … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are: Fauna of the Rebgong Valley, Part 3: Wolves

I was going to write about an entirely different topic until, thanks to our Dear Leader Patrick in San Francisco, the following article entered my life. Wolf Injured by Hunters Limps Into Government Building “A wolf was rescued at a … Continue reading

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The @*%;!#ing Weather! Or, A Modest Explication of Recent Meteorological Schizophrenia

This weekend, for the first time in two months, we were privileged to receive a two-day weekend from teaching. After teaching several weekends of normal class, we received a schedule of 辅导课, or “Tutoring-Classes”, in mid-April. The schedule showed us … Continue reading

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Update: Busy

This is a quick update – more interesting posts to follow I’m not going to apologize for not having posted in awhile, as I’ve been extremely busy working on a number of projects and getting students prepared for the gaokao. … Continue reading

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