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About CHIC IN CHINA

Current Agenda: 1. Have all the fun 2. Be more thankful 3. See the world 4. Laugh until I cry more often. This list was compiled in effort to focus on possibilities, not casualties or fear. I'd like to recognize and be animated by joy, and hope.

The Journey IS the Destination

Traveling and seeing the world have always been on my agenda. I think that moving around when I was younger played a role in this desire. Even though, our moving was from one small Midwest town to another, I always … Continue reading

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HAH, GAYYYYY

Update: I am sick again;(, a cold this time and the pollution is now quite noticeable so I have to be careful and wear a mask. Despite these hurdles I am still so very happy to be here. I love … Continue reading

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It isn’t a Swastika, damn it.

On my way to the gym last night I saw some Asian people doing the GANGNAM STYLE dance down the street, like, that’s a thing, If you’re thinking of visiting… At the gym I learned that they have a legit … Continue reading

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TMI, I know, but impressive.

I was left with only one option after I arrived at work this morning and finished my coffee. Blasting a deuce in a squatter potty is not easy nor relaxing. It is a bit of a workout and the risk … Continue reading

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I might starve here

Blue Eggs ,Fish…Head . I almost started crying at the grocery store. There is no English written on any packaging except for SNICKERS and they sell pig snout, fish head, chicken claws and sea cucumbers for a lot of $. I … Continue reading

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Slap dat Buddha Belly

So, it gets very hot here in Beijing, it’s humid as ship and I have been walking many miles a day here so I am sweaty and sticky and smelly all the day long. Another truth, traffic is insane, I … Continue reading

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Chin Hair and Stereotypes, but mostly Chin Hair

As I was preparing for my trip to Beijing, I found myself anticipating the freedom of growing out my chin hair while in China. Really, I was just looking forward to the opportunity for laziness in this regard. It is … Continue reading

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