Tag Archives: UMass
(There was accompanying text, but just as I was hitting Publish, I got a call from UMass telling me that I would retroactively fail every single literature and poetry class I’ve ever taken, unless I immediately deleted all that cliched … Continue reading
Yesterday I found the greatest pair of jeans on the irregulars rack. I guess this means I have an irregular figure because they fit absolutely perfectly. And they were $10! This is actually not the first time I found perfectly … Continue reading
Phone conversation with Allison tonight. Friends of ours got married on the Cape this weekend, and I’d already talked to Eric, who’d officiated the ceremony as a temporary justice of the peace, about the wedding. But when girls talk about … Continue reading
I came across a site for ?????shirts (white people can’t read this… there’s also a Facebook group for the same thing). I kind of want the shirt but it’s a little too true in my case… The font is way … Continue reading
Stick’s graduation! If you haven’t seen the Andrew Card protest at the UMass graduation, you should watch this video.
It’s the beginning of the semester, and I need a new parking pass. At UMass, I go see Marcus but at Local Community College, I end up waiting for a while, trying to catch the attention of one of the … Continue reading
High romance while defending China from the Mongol hordes. I have some more Beijing photos and I have a lot more to say but I want to see my sister and my boy as much as I can.
Stick and I went to Qingdao, and because he doesn’t speak any Chinese, even my rudimentary Chinese was pretty impressive. (He doesn’t know I’m saying “Buy Ticket Qingdao Two Yes?”) We walked by the beach, found a place for cucumber … Continue reading
On my three-month anniversary with China, it was time to renew my visa. This was complicated enough in the US, a system that doesn’t run entirely on bribes and connections. Dealing with UMass administration for five-and-a-half years of college was … Continue reading