waiting for my departure flight.
i’ve been abroad for a year and a half now. i’m kind of melancholic because it’s over, but i feel that i’ve progressed so far in my life from all the experiences i’ve had. studying abroad in beijing and taipei was the big push i had needed to grow up. it really opened my eyes and brought me out of the slump that i was in during my beginning years of college.
there’s a lot that has changed about me and a lot i want to change when i get back to san francisco. i am a lot more cautious about the friends that i choose to surround myself with and i feel more driven about the future i want to have.
Local authorities in California are handing out massive fines to anyone participating in the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” fundraiser on the grounds they are wasting water. In Los Angeles, which is living through its worst drought in generations, the Department of Water & Power …
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I just read an article about how boba has PCB. PCBs are polychlorinated biphenyls, man-made organic chemicals. PCBs have been banned in the United States since 1979 and were used to make plastics, adhesives and tape, fiberglass, corks, carbonless copy paper, motor oil and electromagnets. The ban was a result of PCB being linked to serious health issues involving cancer, the immune system, the reproductive system, the nervous system and the endocrine system.
I’ve been drinking boba every day since I arrived in Taipei. Am I going to die?
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Quiet honestly, our family has gone through more ups and downs than anyone will ever know. We’ve been through hell and back, but all I can say..if it weren’t for the hardships we’ve endured, we wouldn’t have been this close.
Spending my last few days in Taipei volunteering at a Buddhist camp in Taichung. I am a little crestfallen—no, okay a LOT— that I can’t spend my time gorging myself with Taiwanese small eats and meeting up with friends, but if I can spend time with family by volunteering, then so be it.
It’s been almost a year and a half since I’ve stepped foot in America. Six more days until D-DAY.
On the day that I arrive back in SF, you will most likely find me sitting in the middle of an In&Out joint surrounded by double doubles and mountains of fries. I may or may not be able to speak to you because my mouth will be too busy chewing.
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