Posts by: Wescott


Bottle Opener Collection

 •  September 4

Throughout the trip I collected bottle openers. Why? Initially, I collected them because, well, why not? However, as my collection grew with every...

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 •  July 21

“I talked yesterday about caring, I care about these moldy old riding gloves. I smile at them flying through the breeze beside me because they have...

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The Airplane Window

 •  July 16

I just woke up from a short nap and peered out of my airplane window. Initially the harsh light blinded and dazed me, but as my eyes adjusted a...

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Hello/Goodbye Kuala Lumpur

 •  July 12

My vow of silence began the second we hit the tarmac in Kuala Lumpur. I undertook this vow because I wanted to “mentally prepare” myself for...

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 •  July 7

I take many things for granted about living in the United States.  Surely, only a small percentage of these subtle perks actually surfaced during...

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Welcome Home?

 •  July 5

Homesickness hit me almost immediately.  I stared out the window, feebly watching as the transcendent skyline of Seattle slowly drifted from my oval...

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The Pros and Cons of Sophomore Year Online

 •  July 1

A learning experience like no other, sophomore year has had its ups, downs, bad days, better ones, and a fair amount of failures, matched by a good...

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China’s Wall of Greatness

 •  May 22

According to Wikipedia, there are seven wonders in this world. I’m not sure who possesses the authority to stake that claim, but there it stands...

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Tiananmen Square

 •  May 19

I feel as though I have always more or less known about what happened at Tiananmen Square. Although, I do not recall when I first learned of the...

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In the Mood for Some Mood Food

 •  May 9

Mood Food: the name now conjures up heartfelt memories of creamy cashew milk, flavorful miso soup, and warmhearted goodness. Mood Food possessed a...

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