This blog is one humble perspective on a complicated, interconnected place. It represents my ongoing thoughts as I strive to organize a chaotic flood of information about China.

I’m an English teacher in Beijing that has dabbled in journalism. Before coming to China I lived in Portland, OR and it wasn’t that long ago that I was a student at Macalester College in Minnesota.

I aim to post on topics from the serious to the mundane–politics, art, economics, TV, tidbits of history, cultural trends, internet memes, books, the weather, maybe even fashion. Here goes.