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Women’s Day

Last Thursday I received a text from Lynn: “(101) 7:55-8:35, (109) 9:40-10:20, (103) 10:30-11:10. The time for class has been changed tomorrow because of the celebrating activity.” “Celebrating activity?” I replied. “Will you meet us at the front gate of … Continue reading

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This is Home: A Photo Essay of My Ningbo Experience

I thought I was immune to culture shock. I studied abroad in China for seven months and I speak Chinese almost fluently. I’ve been jostled in China’s largest cities, and stranded in some of China’s smallest towns. I’ve traveled to … Continue reading

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I Think I Need A Teaching Assistant

At the end of November I was informed that I would have to give all nine hundred of my students final grades. My immediate thought was: “How the heck am I going to do that?!! I only teach each class … Continue reading

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#ChinaFacts

Here’s a list of random things I’ve learned about China and Chinese people since moving to Ningbo: 1. Chinese people peel the skin off grapes- not for health reasons, just because they don’t like it. 2. When Chinese children say … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

You never realize how much you miss American holidays and traditions until you ship yourself to a country that has never heard of them. Halloween is such a fun and interesting holiday, I wanted to bring it to all of … Continue reading

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Lucky Number 100: CRAZY Names for CRAZY Kids

If the title didn’t give it away, this is my 100th blog post!!! I can’t believe it has been over a year and a half since I started this blog to document my study abroad experience. Who would have thought … Continue reading

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