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Fat chicken or airplane?

飞机 (fēi jī) and 肥鸡 (féi jī) are two completely different words. One means airplane and one means fat chicken. In grade five, I told my Chinese teacher that I was going to fly to Beijing (我去北京在肥鸡) either on a fat chicken or in chicken fat. 445 more words


Here We Go

Remember: If you want something in life, reach out and grab it.

-Christopher McCandless, Jon Krakauer’s “Into the Wild”

Today is September 3rd, and I should have written my first blog post…

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Alliance For Global Education

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It’s been a while since my last post (and my last trip). I haven’t traveled since NYC for work back in late June. I must have missed blogging about it since it was a busy month for me. 395 more words


Asia experiences! (Shanghai, China)

I am blessed to have family living on most corners of the world; one of my uncles lives in Shanghai. So as you may have guessed, the Summer family 2014 trip was to China. 1,427 more words

Sleepless in Shanghai: Part 1 out of 1460 days.

To everybody potentially reading this, I know every single one of you will have one moment in all of your lives that will ultimately shape each and every day from then on. 369 more words