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Watching “Food, Inc.” in China

Friday nights are movie nights at our school. Our friend EM, who shares my interest in ethical food consumption, was hosting a screening of “Food, Inc.,” so I went. And I winced, gasped, and cringed through the entire movie. Those … Continue reading

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changing korea: blind news anchor

i haven’t been in korea in about 7 years, and i’ve been noticing that a lot has changed since my last visit — especially the TV content. for one, there’s a lot less emphasis on weight loss. during my last … Continue reading

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durian: this time for real!

remember that time when i wrote about eating durian and it was all smelly and The Husband was gagging and we had to throw it out and blah blah blah? well, it turns out what we ate wasn’t even a … Continue reading

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an american craving

being the overweight*, meat-loving americans that we are, it’s been pretty tough getting through the past 3 weeks without consuming big hunks of fattiness that cling lovingly to our arteries. so this weekend, the group trekked out to the Shekou neighborhood, … Continue reading

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wtf moment of the day

i went to get my hair done at a korean salon the other day, and as soon as i sat down on the chair, the stylist asked me, “did you just have a baby?” errr… no, WHY DO YOU ASK, … Continue reading

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shopping pre-china : to do or not to do

ok, so for those of you who are unfamiliar, i am headed to china for a year with The Husband because TH got a one-year fellowship in Shenzhen. it’s exciting, it’s a chance of a lifetime, blah blah, blah. anyway, … Continue reading

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