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  • 24 February 2019

    Embracing Identity as a Chinese American Abroad

    In today’s world, identity politics play alarge part in the discourse that’s happening. At the same time, intersectionalityis a critical part in understanding what identity is; for example, my identity as a Chinese-American is also bound to my ide...

  • 26 January 2019

    Getting a German Driver's License Part 2: The Written Test

    After living in Germany for over ten years, I decided to get my German driver's license and quickly remembered why I didn't want to get it in the first place. Part 2 details preparing for and taking the written test.

  • 13 January 2019

    Getting a German Driver's License Part 1: The Bureaucracy

    After living in Germany for over ten years, I decided to get my German driver's license and quickly remembered why I didn't want to get it in the first place. Part 1 details the bureaucracy.

  • 10 January 2019

    Top 5 Albums of 2018

    It might be a bit late, but here are my top five albums of 2018, along with my favorite tracks off each one.

  • 30 December 2018

    Migrating from Blogger to Jekyll + GitHub Pages

    After getting back from Shanghai in 2016, my blog sort of died and with good reason: Iwas kind of embarrassed about what it looked like. Having started this blog in 2005, I chose to host it on Blogger, which at the time, seemed like a great choice...