As things are going…

Sometimes I forget I’m in China.  I mean it’s not like you wake up everyday thinking, “I’m in Cleveland.” Or “I’m in LA.” Or whatever.  But I sit in my house watching American TV, and eating American food, and I forget.  I forget right until I need to go buy milk or something,  And then…

Anthropology research 101

I want to talk about the Chinese culture, and the daily things I see.  I specifically want to talk about families, and family structure, because this a whole different dynamic that is so very different from what we are used to. Let’s start with dating.  As a culture, they don’t date during school and usually…

A little bit of this and that

Our air conditioner has been broken in the bedrooms for 6 days.  “not a little question –a BIG question.” Said my very cute landlord.  He means problem, not question. But then he told me it won’t be fixed for a week.  We’ve been sleeping out on the couch, and it sucks.  It’s a sectional and…