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As we bid farewell to 2017, I thought it might be fun this year to share a sampling of some of my favorite photos on the blog from this past year.
Recently, China Daily published my Christmas story in a piece titled Christmas memories from foreigners living in China. (I know I’m a bit late updating you but I’ve been busy battling a cold and also caring for my husband, who caught the flu. But hey, if you subscribe to the 12 days of Christmas, it’s […]
The holidays are upon us and the end of the year is near! If you’re looking for a few great reads, why not peruse my roundup of the best posts from 2017 on Speaking of China? The Top 5 Posts by Views: Guest Post: How a Chinese Student Found Love in Finland It’s always exciting […]
Today, China Daily’s newspaper and website published my winter solstice article titled Discovering the meaning of winter solstice.
On our 1st Christmas together, my husband didn’t have much money. But that didn’t stop him from presenting me with a gift that moved me to tears.
The group blog WWAM BAM! just published my post titled 3 Things I Find Fascinating About the Winter Solstice in China. Here’s an except from the piece: For many families in China, Friday December 22 (which is coming up later this week) is not merely the shortest day of the year. It’s also a time […]
Ever since I married a Chinese man, I’ve also come to associate many of his foods with Christmas and the holiday season. Here are 3 of my favorites!
Every year I remind myself that Christmas in China is getting better, easier. But that doesn’t mean I’m immune to feeling a little down every now and then.
A few years ago we were shopping in Giordano and happened upon these really cute “I love China” shirts in red and yellow.
In ancient China, the dudou (a type of underwear worn by men and women that covered the chest) was given as a secret gift between lovers.