Waiting for Mongolia’s borders to open again

Brand new Monarch butterfly A new post is long overdue. A lot of things have been happening, and I’ve been having a hard time writing. Between the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the movement that’s responding to George Floyd’s murder by police in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor’s murder by police in Louisville, and Auhmad Arbery’s murder by … Continue reading Waiting for Mongolia’s borders to open again

Random things I’ve found interesting about living in Mongolia, in no particular order

Random skullCar free day It’s the end of the semester here, and I have a lot of things to get done as a result. It’s going to be hard for me to write a blog post for the next week or so. But I know I have a number of regular readers now, so I’m … Continue reading Random things I’ve found interesting about living in Mongolia, in no particular order

Some thoughts on being a foreigner in Mongolia

Today we were at a place called Zaisan Hill for Emma’s 13th birthday party. It’s an upscale entertainment center, with a movie theater, a trampoline park, a food court, a spa, coffee shops, and a wedding chapel. It’s just down hill from the Zaisan Memorial, which we haven’t visited yet. We’ll make it there before … Continue reading Some thoughts on being a foreigner in Mongolia