It is now clear that I have a problem with getting over-excited. Some people wouldn't call it a problem, but when it leads to taking rapid decisions without consulting the person you share your life with, it can become an issue. Anyways. The vase mentioned in the previous post turned out to be like a … Continue reading Aquarium Journal #2: The vase update.
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Becoming a freshman, by Mi
Here is a text written by one of my evening students. I have tried to edit it as lightly as I could, because to me the direct translation from Vietnamese to English is fascinating. I hope you enjoy it! Without further due... Hi there! I am a student from a University in Ho Chi Minh … Continue reading Becoming a freshman, by Mi
Studying in a convenience store
As I nonchalantly walk into the local Family Mart or Circle K to get a quick beer or snacks, I witness a scene that is normally reserved for coffee shops: Dozens of young Vietnamese are studying, chatting, hanging out. In a convenience store. Under neon lights, at bland, round, and basic tables. Sometimes the tables … Continue reading Studying in a convenience store