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Tagged With: Asia

Faces of Asia

It might be the single, most powerful image to humans: the face. In it we see so much; and from it we react so much. Ever examine your feelings when seeing different faces? It’s incredible how the subtle changes and appearance of a face can affect us: from the familiarity, relief, and comfort from a … Continue reading »

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Back to School Part Two: Student Teaching

The semester was under way. I was in full swing teaching English: flinging the verbage and nounage and adjectiveage in my best Minnesotanese. And though it may seem a more boring or ordinary example of what I did in China—certainly a more regular one—this steady involvement also created an intimacy which, in turn, allowed for … Continue reading »

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An Introduction

GREETINGS READERS! My name is Brandon Ferdig—born and raised in northern Minnesota. What an opportunity this is to share with you a year I lived in that other-worldly land called China! It’s a country we hear all about these days, but know surprisingly little about. Are the people there friendly? Are they poor? Was the Internet … Continue reading »

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