"While Portland wrings it’s hands as it figures out what it is becoming, Xi’an only marches forwards to some glorious imagined future."Read More
Why didn’t I apply to teach in Taiwan? I thought. A useless question.Read More
" Instead they would say that people should write letters to the government and petition for change, this action is more appropriate. The students also seem to have a strange belief that governments will always do what is morally right."Read More
“Elections are an ugly time in America,” I said.
“I wonder if China will ever have elections,” he said to himself.
"The ground was covered in pools of drying blood, a brilliant red color. I forgot the smell of recently butchered animals, how pungent it is, the smell of death and food all at once. I flashed back to my childhood in Alaska and when my parents butchered a moose in my grandparent’s garage." TJ AcenaRead More