So I have survived the first week of my challenge to live without social media, games, reading, etc.apps on my phone and learn how to be present, less distracted and more efficient. I didn't realized how hard this would be until my first afternoon when I was waiting in line somewhere and didn't have something … Continue reading One week of being less distracted…
Anyone that has seen me in person can attest to the fact that I am constantly on my phone. Whether it is for a text, a quick Facebook check or status update, I am always on my phone. It has gotten so bad lately that I believe it is causing my anxiety level to rise. … Continue reading Trying Something New
Over the years I have accomplished many things that I am supremely proud of, and well, as many things I am not so proud of, but I don't have regrets. In my 43 years, I have crossed off all of the things I wished for as a child and even a few "bucket list" items … Continue reading Wishes
Has it really been 2 years? It is hard to believe that 2 years ago I was in China finishing my year of studying Chinese and began teaching children of migrant workers English. I drug out my departure to the very last minute. My visa expired July 20 and I left July 19th. I was … Continue reading Where does the time go??
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One of my favorite things to do when in China was to go out at night and get lost in the miles of neon lights. It was like Christmas lights in the states only on steroids. Every city and even every neighborhood of every city was lined with street after street, business after business of … Continue reading Neon
Hear no evil, see no evil speak no evil 2012-2-9 Those three short phrases are the truth. I do not deny bad things happen everywhere, but in my little corner of the world (Kaifeng, China), life is pleasant. I have not witnessed anything that would contradict my statement. Call it naivety or blindness, but it … Continue reading 听到没有邪恶，没有邪恶，说话不作恶 (Hear no evil, see no evil speak no evil)