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How to ship boxes from China to the US

This is incidentally also “Countdown once again – 2 Days.” So we had originally been planning to take all our stuff with us on this move back. When we first made the move over some year and a half ago, we managed to fit into 8 suitcases, including carry-ons. We had a little trouble with […]

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Posted December 22nd, 2010 - 6:40 am by sean
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Countdown once again – 4 Days

It’s that time of year again, or rather that time of the year and a half. We are counting down the days until we leave. I guess we hadn’t formally announced any such things yet, and though the rest of the inter-webs know already, the blog is sadly still officially ignorant of certain important matters. […]

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Posted December 20th, 2010 - 2:42 am by sean
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Updating on the train

Huh, apparently I have 4 WordPress Plugins to update, plus a new Core version to upgrade to. Since I’m connected to the internet through my cell phone’s tether through my VPN in the States, I’m thinking I’m gonna hold off on any major internet work that’s actually important and meaningful until later. I’ll be back […]

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Posted December 13th, 2010 - 12:07 am by sean
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Thoughts on Traveling by Train in China, 10 Years Later

Thoughts on traveling by train in China after ten plus years. I’m sitting in the equivalent of a dining car right now, the privilege of which I had to pay 30RMB for a pot of coffee for, surrounded for the most part by train workings with large calculators going over piles upon piles of receipts. […]

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Posted July 14th, 2010 - 10:35 pm by sean
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The Psychologies of Blogging

…or “why I suck at it.” So it’s quite late, and I’ve been tossing and turning in bed for a good while now. The issue is that I’ve been all of a sudden sick again, and it’s not been that great of an experience. I really do believe it’s due to the sudden changes in […]

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Posted March 8th, 2010 - 3:21 am by sean
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Onward to Seoul!

Having successfully hopped, skipped, and jumped over to Korea for the sake of sorting out our visas, I thought I’d put down some of my thoughts on the entire process and Korea in general. 1) Everything’s expensive there, basically the same price as in the US, but in won, which makes everything looks horribly expensive […]

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Posted November 26th, 2009 - 12:42 pm by sean
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Inaugural Post in China

We’re finally here! And there’s so much to talk about but so little time and really energy on my part to write it. We left Sunday night/Monday morning, one of those effective vs. actual thingies. We had a little trouble getting our carry ons approved by the airline. Apparently, there’s a 7 kg weight limit, […]

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Posted September 23rd, 2009 - 8:42 pm 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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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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