Things are actually a little blurry right now because I am so tired. I found out today that Libby, the sweet little old lady who works at the paper, has had a really tragic life. Her daughter and son-in-law were killed in a car wreck a day and a half after they got married (20 […]

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Yes, I must refer to this as slogging through, because there really is no better way to put it. So as I slog, here’s what happens: An Amish man with the honest-to-goodness first name of Aquilla came in today to place some ads. Without thinking, I asked Aquilla what his phone number was. Awkward moment. […]

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king bush

Tonight I’m going to Nakato in Springfield with Gerry and Cynda (or as Cynda accidentally called him yesterday, "Larry"). I’m excited because I love Japanese steakhouses. I don’t care if it’s cliche or lame. On Monday I ate American Chinese food for the first time since 2005. I ate plenty of real Chinese food while […]

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giving up my reclusive ways

This is my new blog. I decided that I enjoyed writing my China blog so much, I would continue to write about my daily life. Admittedly, this is probably more boring than the China blog, but my friend Lauren suggested I start a regular blog. I also like talking about myself. I came back from […]

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