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Shoes off, please!

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The other day my studio apartment manager notified me that they were going to check the air conditioner in each unit. (Well, it’s summer; Tucson’s getting hotter). It’s kind of notifying the residents that if they weren’t home, they would enter the unit. Is it safe? Of course, it’s not as if they’re going to […]

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My Inclusive Class and Sign Language

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Still remember my post about inclusive schools here? I told you about my class, in which there was a student with disability. But I was wrong. There was not a student. There were students with disabilities. I knew it would somehow show me as ignorant to realize this only at the end of the class. […]

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New Shoes (or Sandals?)

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I got new sandals! (Or shoes?) Not sure what people call them. But for me, it’s not really shoes, and not really sandals either, so maybe shoe-sandals? 🙈😅 Well, whatever, that’s not what I want to talk about. Hhe Well, actually I had not intended to buy such new shoe-sandals. Let us just say that […]

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Gun or No Gun: Do I Feel Safe?

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What is peace? What is safe? I have always tried to not talk about how dangerous it can be to live in the states. One of the reasons is that I don’t want to make my family at home worry. Another reason is that I feel Tucson is very safe. Nothing horrible has ever happened […]

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Managing Your Money: How to Survive

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Being able to manage our money is one key to survival. Currently I happened to talk about someone who seems to be bad at managing money. I’m going to use “they” to refer to the person because I do not want to reveal the “gender” as a “giveaway”. I actually feel sorry for them but […]

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Goodwill and Secondhand Stuff

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Several days ago, I went to stroll around the town with a friend. Actually, she’s been asking me to hang out several times but either our schedule didn’t match, or I simply couldn’t make it. That day I decided to okay her invitation because I didn’t want her to think that I didn’t want to […]