Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Good #4 and #5

4. The Nankai International Student Office I’ll get to the clown-college that is our Literature Department in a second, so in the interest of balance, I’d like to recognize this particular office. From day one, they’ve been nothing but professional. For example, a month ago I had to go get my visa renewed, and they actually called me to remind… (more…)


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Good 1-3

1. Marie Strictly-speaking, Marie should go in the “Amazing” category, but then the nifty categorization which I use to approach the bite-sized summaries of my life wouldn’t sound as cool. “The Amazing, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” See what I mean? It starts to sound labored. So here’s the deal: two months ago I had my life all… (more…)