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Giving Up

FRANCE | Wed, 13 Jan 2016 | By kakimono | Views [273]

There are a lot of reasons that I stopped keeping the blog up to date after Austria. The most general summary of all of them is that I didn't have the energy to write. I can say that it was similar to the last four weeks of SUMSRI. Studying for ... Read more >

Tags: endings, writing

The Next Four Weeks

USA | Wed, 29 Jul 2015 | By kakimono | Views [182]

At the beginning of the blog, I gave the schedule and admitted that I had no idea what the last four weeks would look like, but could only assume it was all research all the time. Then I got through the first three weeks and stopped updating the blog.... Read more >

Tags: dgvf, endings, games, homology, math, programming

Reverse Culture Shock?

USA | Mon, 4 Aug 2014 | By kakimono | Views [269]

I don't think I've ever felt either culture shock or its reverse. Without question, there are things that are different between the United States and Morocco, and I've noticed them on both sides of the trip. But it's nothing terribly shocking. ... Read more >

Tags: conclusions, endings, home, recap

Flying Back Home

MOROCCO | Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By kakimono | Views [410]

At 3 AM my alarm went off and I forced myself out of bed and through my morning routine. Then I looked down and realized that they looked the same way they had the night before- long and unpainted. Natasha had been disapproving of this, so I'd asked ... Read more >

Tags: airplanes, airports, endings, flying, reading, travelling

Saying Goodbye

MOROCCO | Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [334]

When I got back to my house, I gathered up the presents I'd previously gotten for my host family and went upstairs. These presents had been purchased back in Chicago, and I'd meant to give them to my host family when I first arrived. But then Saida was ... Read more >

Tags: endings, gifts, river, speeches

Last Opportunities

MOROCCO | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [243]

On Friday we met up together to go book shopping. It was either that or explore the Chellah. Erika and Cynthia had both wanted to buy books before we left, and I'm never going to vote against a bookstore.(Unless it's “who wants to go to the bookstore ... Read more >

Tags: books, endings, juice, marina bay

Final

MOROCCO | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [245]

 At the end of poli sci on Wednesday, professor Ahmadi showed us the questions that we would need to write about for the final. We had between then and 10:30 the next day to submit the assignment, though it wasn't until around 6:00 that night that ... Read more >

Tags: classes, endings, library, test

Rabat for the Last Time

MOROCCO | Sat, 26 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [293]

 When we walked out of the train station and into Rabat, I commented that it felt much cooler. It always felt cooler in Rabat than it did wherever else we visited.  “That's because it's hooome,” Natasha said. I breathed in the ... Read more >

Tags: endings, marina bay, music, school

We'll Prove it with Reference to our Last Seminar

MOROCCO | Mon, 23 Jun 2014 | By kakimono | Views [291]

My host mother seems determined to make sure I learn “hamka,” the Darija word for “crazy.” She uses it nearly as much as she uses “Le bas?” and she asks me that every time I see her. It would be a fair trade, since ... Read more >

Tags: arabic, couscous, debate, endings, school

 

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