Linguistic Perspective

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My introduction to the study of linguistics came from my friend and fellow Cal lacrosse player, Kevin, who also happens to be the most intelligent man I know.  Four years ago we were sitting in front of the Golden Bear Café eating sandwiches from Cheese & Stuff, “turkey, no cheese, everything, no pickles, no mustard, thanks Sam.” He was going on about a genius professor we had each heard speak by the name of George…

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Prep for Departure – Destination Indonesia

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With only five days 24 hours until I depart for Indonesia, the race is on to boil, synthesize and pare my life down into two suitcases.  This process is surreal and curious as I comb through collections of items from the last 6 years of "where I live": San Diego, Berkeley, Nashville.  Soon, Yogyakarta can claim a spot on that list.  Until then, I will share the packing process, a few important things to consider, and…

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