Category Archives: Boston

From Far Formosa

So when I was planning to come to Taiwan, I read George Leslie Mackay’s From Far Formosa. The author is a very, very distant cousin, from a branch of the Mackays who went to Canada after the Clearances. (I believe … Continue reading

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Posted From Departure Gate

Previously on ‘Simpson’s Paradox’: Passing my HSK, Taiwan runs on Dunkin’s, teaching more, and 始. Now the post: Tomorrow, I’m heading to Taipei for a month to teach a class. When I originally found this position, it seemed like everything … Continue reading

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80 Days

Let’s talk about how freaking great 80 Days is. In this iOs game, you play as acrobat-turned-valet Passpartout in a steampunked version of Jules Verne’s Around The World In 80 Days. (I read this novel when I was in middle … Continue reading

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Bad At Normal Things

I screwed up a deadline for grad school, actually I screwed up a few deadlines. First, if you live on the East Coast, your course calendar of midnight deadlines on Midwest time may appear as due the next day. And … Continue reading

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The Original Ginny Moon

You guys, are you reading this? Get this book right now. It’s been a while since I read something that I could not put down. This is a one-sitting book because I had absolutely no idea how it was going … Continue reading

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She Wears Black Every Day

Mrs Meg is so fun — the best teacher in the world. She wears nail polish. She has glasses just like me. She wears black every day. She is very smart. She is the best teacher. One of my eight-year-olds … Continue reading

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One of the first things I could read was the name of my first city, 烟台,and whenever I see it on departures boards, it always looks like a little guy coming home to his little house Continue reading

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Actually, It’s About Ethics In Dystopian Journalism

I don’t want to talk about the election, but I will tell you that one of the best parts of being married is that when you have to lie on the bed asking if humans are bad and the world … Continue reading

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Reminders

I don’t know how the CVS suggestion algorithm works, but every time I get an advert asking if it’s time to replenish my Clearasil or hair dye, I feel like Big Data has found my appearance unsatisfactory. Continue reading

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New Captain Action Card Game

The game features classic art from legendary comics artists such as Murphy Anderson and Carmine Infantino, and fan-favorite comics artists, including Jerry Ordway, Paul Gulacy and Kerry Callen.

The game offers 3-in-1 gameplay, just like the classic Captain Action card game. Continue reading

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