Hong Kong McDonald’s Fun
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Hong Kong McDonald’s Fun

LIST When you’re traveling, usually the last thing you want to do is step into a McDonald’s–that fast food chain, which symbolizes American capitalism and the end of all culture. Instead, you want to explore those restaurants so excitedly described on Yelp, or some small restaurant that you’ve just walked by. But sometimes, McDonald’s is … Continue reading

Kyoto’s Crows
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Kyoto’s Crows

   THOUGHT It is morning in Kyoto. The sun is just above the horizon,  the sky is gray, and thin clouds drift. I am standing on an inclined slope and looking up, watching a slow-passing cloud cast a moving shadow. On a telephone pole, there perch  two crows. They are big creatures with dark feathers … Continue reading