Monthly Archives: August 2008

Olympic misunderstandings

Two curious anecdotes from the Olympic games. The first: after the women’s gymnastics team competition, the New York Times had an article which compared the lives of the Chinese gymnasts to the Americans. The Americans lead relatively normal lives, and … Continue reading

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License to, um, drive?

At last I have received my Washington driver’s license on the mail. I was supposed to get one in my first month in Seattle, but the paperwork to be done was too rigid. The process to get a driver’s license … Continue reading

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I didn’t do, nor will do, much of anything this weekend, so here goes another random post. Now and then I have days in which I feel like an impostor. Everything seems arbitrary, and I don’t want to leave home, … Continue reading

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