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Countdown: 3 Weeks, 1 Day

Maria’s sleeping next to me right now. It’s hot, but the fan’s kind of nice. At least it’s nice for her. I’m not entirely sure it’s doing anything for me. It’s actually almost exactly only three weeks away, but I’m writing this just before. I’m giddy I think, and it’s keeping me from sleeping. We […]

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Posted August 30th, 2009 - 11:58 pm by sean
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Countdown: 3 Weeks, 2 Days

So it’s getting close. So close it’s driving me crazy. There aren’t really that many things left to do, but for me, it’s like the last week doesn’t count because we’re going to head up north for a little vacation, and I work during the week until then and I’m sort of counting those days […]

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Posted August 29th, 2009 - 7:33 pm by sean
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Countdown: 4 weeks, 1 day

So I’m changing the countdown. It had been until September 11th, 2009, which by the way I’ve been horribly off on; apparently it would have been “Countdown: 2 weeks, 5 days,” only 19 days to go, “to go” being until I leave my job at VSM; I thought it more appropriate to countdown to the […]

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Posted August 24th, 2009 - 6:29 am by sean
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Countdown: 3 weeks, 4 days

This may be a long post; readers forewarned. Completely irrelevant to anything regarding the actual “meat and potatoes” of this post, I have a suspicion that the Blogger suite of sites, particular its Javascript and maybe some of the $_SESSION options, don’t work with the latest version of Firefox on a Mac. Granted it’s just […]

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Posted August 21st, 2009 - 3:00 am by sean
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Making it happen

Finishing up in the States is leaving me with a clean and ready feeling about moving on to China. It’s been lovely to see folks, and very nice to travel. Still, I feel very temporary and kind of displaced. Bouncing around the country makes China smell like stability. (Way to set yourself up for contrast, […]

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Posted August 19th, 2009 - 7:40 pm by maria
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Notice to VSM

I, Sean X. Luo, henceforth known as The Employee,do hereby make known, in writing, as prescribedby the bylaws governing such declarations,henceforth known as The Declaration, that onSeptember the Eleventh, the Year of Our Lord TwoThousand and Nine, he will depart and vacate hiscurrent employment by V.S.M. Inc., henceforthknown as The Company, for all eternity, inperpetuity […]

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Posted August 19th, 2009 - 6:03 am by sean
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Countdown: 3 weeks, 6 days

So it’s been a while since I’ve posted, mostly due to the fact that I was at first at my mother’s after last Tuesday, then hopping across the country first to NYC then Findlay, OH. To be short for now, because I’m exhausted, it was a very good trip, and I got to meet Maria’s […]

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Posted August 19th, 2009 - 5:53 am by sean
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Countdown: 4 weeks, 6 days

I realize I’ve not introduced myself, nor my girlfriend. As I read back on some of the earlier posts, there are some awkward moments where I keep referring to her as “my girlfriend,” making the sentence a little disjointed. I’m still not quite in the mood to make proper introductions just yet, plus she’s out […]

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Posted August 12th, 2009 - 5:57 am by sean
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Countdown: 4 weeks, 7 (6) days

Eh I’m kind of cusp-y again huh? We’ll sort it out later. Incidentally, I’ve started saying and writing “sort it out” an awful lot lately. I think it’s because of my boss at work, who’s English, as in proper English, and says it a lot. I like how my vocabulary and vernacular evolves and adapts […]

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Posted August 11th, 2009 - 7:23 am by sean
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All the Live Long Day

Shades of gray colored the steps as he walked. He was never very good at discerning closely shaded colors, not even in his youth, and his eyes were tired from squinting at the setting sun, the wrinkled edges of his eyelids burning from the strain. It all blended together, blurring the lines between steps so […]

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Posted August 10th, 2009 - 7:22 am by sean
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Countdown: 5 weeks, 0 days

So I’ve been horribly irresponsible, in what I’d like to think is a sweet sort of way. As alluded to possibly in the previous post, I stayed up all night getting my girlfriend’s laptop ready for her father to use. It may have taken forever, but my own personal sense of pride in doing a […]

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Posted August 10th, 2009 - 6:14 am by sean
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