Author Archives: jcrimm

The more things change…

I’ve been somewhat remiss from posting for…a year. My bad! Things are going very well (in short). This is from a recent trip to the plateau. As soon as I arrived in Xining this June, I started a list of … Continue reading

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An Acknowledgement of Profound Ignorance

Sorry for recent silence! This has been a very busy spring. Also, I can’t get a picture up here… “Stop talking about this.” Ms. Zhang abruptly turned towards me, her razor-sharp whisper a dramatic contrast from her previously cordial tone. … Continue reading

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Adventures Continue!

Cliches about having not updated the blog for ‘too long’ aside, I simply wanted to share recent adventures and happenings rather than delve into some deep sociocultural morass of ethics and behavior. We’ll see where that gets me. The last … Continue reading

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Updates! Chaos!

Random stuff. Above pics are from a late September trip to Thousand Island Lake. There has been so much work recently that I haven’t had time to even think about updating this blog! So, for now, I’ll do a quick-and-dirty … Continue reading

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All Things Converging

The past month has felt like a massive convergence of people, places, tasks, ideas, thoughts, and pretty much everything else. Each day, avalanchings of oldness and newness and all of the associated paperwork and logistics seem to come lashing down … Continue reading

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News About Town

Also quite random – but more of an update.  As stated in the previous post, it’s been a long, mostly office-based summer without much in the way of blog updates. However, when I say this, I start to think back … Continue reading

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Screw the Frostian “Two Roads” Imagery…

Not sure where this one came from/is going to. Also, pics are random; more to come. August has been a month of alternating extremes: at school, days of intense workaholism and days of utter boredom; in life, periods of intense responsibility and of carefree relaxedness; … Continue reading

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