Day 4. 第四天。Stress Cycle. ACC Edition.
1. Take an afternoon nap for an hour. 2. Wake up, go on Tumblr, start looking over the review sheets for the test tomorrow. 3. Calmly start completing the review sheets. 4. Keep answering questions until you realize that it’s already dinner time, and you’re still on the same section. 5. Get 包子 for dinner. 30 mins tops to get them and come back. 6. 30 minutes later, in your room,...
Day 3. 第三天。
There is no Day 1 and Day 2. My bad. Someone please tell me why I checked off for two semesters? LOL. I absolutely love China. In addition to seeing all my teachers again, it was great to see the dumpling couple at my favorite dumpling shop, my malatang (麻辣烫) mom, and even the waiter in the restaurant in our dorm (yeah, about that). Did I mention that I am loving Beijing? But damn, this work is...
Back to 北京
After all of my travels, I’m back in Beijing, and as of now, I am ecstatic. When I found out that there was an available seat on the Thursday morning train, I packed as quickly as possible on Wednesday night and made sure that I was to arrive in Beijing by 9:30PM. And I did! It’s different coming back to the same campus, but everything’s different. There are the obvious: the...
Kate Spencer: Today A Man Touched Me On The Subway... →
katespencer: I’m writing this on the R train as it rattles slowly along toward Brooklyn. I’m headed to pick up my 6-month-old daughter. I’m writing because I’m still reeling from what occurred on the Times Square subway platform a few moments ago. I was walking to the end of the station as I always do. I saw a…