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It’s the last Monday of 2013, nearly New Year’s Eve, and time for me to announce the top 5 Monday posts for 2013!
As we say “Zaijian” to 2013, I’d like to reflect on the best of this year’s Friday posts.
All these years, I had it wrong. When my husband mentioned the Winter Solstice sesame balls his mother made, I thought they were a version of tangyuan.
Alexandra Van Vianen went to Qingdao in June 2010, never realizing she would end up marrying a local and building a wedding planning business with him.
This year, I’m giving my Chinese family here in Zhejiang a taste of Christmas…with some inevitable Chinese characteristics.
UPDATE on 12/15/13: My host finally determined the issue — a server problem! She’s going to move my site to a new server, which will solve the issue. Will keep you updated! Right now, I know slow. This site is currently experiencing some frustratingly sluggish loading times and I have NO idea why. While I […]
Now that I’m here in China, my former life in the US feels more like an extended dream than a reality.
This week, my interview with writer Rachel DeWoskin just hit the presses at Asian Jewish Life!
As I transition back to living in the family home with my inlaws, brother-in-law, sister-in-law and niece in China, I went back through the archives and pulled a few classic posts related to my family in China. The Chinese Relatives Name Game. Now that I’m in China, no doubt I’ll continue to struggle with all […]
Today is the infamous Black Friday in the US, the official start to the holiday shopping season. While I’m still transitioning over to China, I thought I’d pull a few posts from the archives for a little holiday gift inspiration. BTW, for anyone doing a little online Black Friday shopping interested in Asian and Asian-inspired […]