2012-2-9 As yet another night turns into day and my 4 hours of sleep then 2 hours of awake pattern continues, I began thinking about goals. I have only 10 days until my next semester begins. Last semester my only goal was survive. But not that I am neck deep in life in China, I … Continue reading Goals
Some Chinese proverbs ~ my chinese notebook . . .. Sometimes in my pursuit to find a solution to the problem of grasping Mandarin I stumble across some cool things like a new artist (Beilei or Jason Chen) or a fun website that expands my vocabulary (if only I could make it all stay in … Continue reading Some Chinese proverbs ~ my Chinese notebook . . .
UA student receives Confucius Institute Henan Scholarship to study abroad : The University of Akron News. University of Akron student Shannon Anicas was not sure about returning to school at her age. If she had let her age affect her decision she would not have been the lucky recipient of the UA Confucius Institute Henan Scholarship, … Continue reading UA student receives Confucius Institute Henan Scholarship to study abroad : The University of Akron News
So as you can guess I have 14 days until I am on a long flight to China. Many have asked what do I do on such long flights, to which I reply “this will only be my third at this length”. But I kinda look forward to them. I mean you can catch up … Continue reading 14? Really only 14 days left until I leave? SWEET!
I am often asked why china and why do I love it so much. Do i hate america? no has nothing to do with my love of my country...it is hard to explain but I recently had to write an essay for my scholarship that helps give you an idea why and how much I … Continue reading I am often asked … Why do I love China …
While traveling through China and South Korea, on a whirl-wind 3 week – 7 cities group tour; I discovered the art of quiet time. Sounds so simple, right? Wrong. I had make time for sitting back and relishing in the beauty that surrounded me. Soak in the sights and smells that were so exotic to … Continue reading June 28, 2010: Guest Nomad: Quiet Time While Traveling is Good For The Soul