Welcomes and Wolf Warriors

Reconnecting with a local friend here in Wuhan, I had an experience that summed up some of the contradictions in my experience; individuals are so patient and welcoming, but in aggregate, it’s hard not to notice bubbling nationalism under the surface.

The Thinker, Brood, Wuhan, China, Writers Block, Princeton in Asia

Brooder’s Block

I just spent the last four months traveling and readjusting to life in China. But the blog floundered. What brooding thoughts prevented me from writing? What even is this blog anyway?

Puerto Rico, Hurricanes, Hurricane Maria, Emergency, Floods, Electricity, Black Out, Municipals, Dylan Welch, Brit Byrd, David Meni

On the Ground in Puerto Rico

MuniciPals is back after a brief break to discuss the ongoing crisis in Puerto Rico. Brit recently returned from working in San Juan, and shares some perspective on the ongoing natural and unnatural disasters, as well as some thoughts on the local urban form.