In silence I feel full; With speech I sense emptiness.

A Thought-Provoking Exploration of Aging and End-of-Life Care and A Review of Being Mortal by Atul Gawande


You have to be prepared for "that", my father's doctor told me when he called me out of the hospital room alone. In May 2022, my father was hospitalized for a stroke, and I returned to his city to care for him for four months, the longest I had stayed in my hometown in over a decade. There were more...

Excerpt from Home Deus A Brier Histroy of Tomorrow


I finally finished reading the book "A Brief History of Tomorrow" today. I did not see or buy this book in a bookstore. Coincidentally, I had some expiring points from China Unicom and I had to spend them on exchanging something before they were no longer valid. Inadvertently I got the electronic edition of this book with those points. Although...

Half Marathon in Liupanshui, And Excerpts of Hashiru Koto Nituite by Haruki Murakami


This year, I experienced a very unpleasant layoff; I was once unable to sleep at night, living in a reversed day-night cycle, constantly wondering if there was something wrong with me. In order to relax, today, a few months later, I arranged for myself to travel alone for more than ten days. One of my target cities is Liupanshui, Guizhou,...