Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
Wondering where I’ve been? It’s tough to keep up with blogging when you’ve traveled halfway around the world, followed by an epic road trip across America. After arriving in Cleveland, Ohio last week (my humble hometown), we got behind the wheel and drove our way out to Boise, Idaho for some business related to my […]
When Jun and I used to live in the US, we always heard the stories from Chinese students and friends. How years would pass before they ever traveled to China to see friends and family. It was too difficult for them to return – because of the cost of travel, the hassle of renewing their […]
When you’ve lived in China as long as I have, you become accustomed to certain things – and can’t imagine being anywhere in the world without them.
These were not grapes, folks. These were the dictionary definition of ambrosial, the true manna from the heavens that the gods themselves would feast upon.
“It’s appendicitis. You need surgery.” The words echoed through my mind like a bad nightmare. But the bigger shock was that I’d need surgery in China.
Just wanted to let you all know I might be posting more off-schedule these days because I’ve been in the hospital. Don’t worry guys — I’m doing well with the recovery. They actually expect me to leave the hospital in the next day or so. Late Sunday night just before midnight I thought I was […]
It’s no exaggeration when I say that this week is the most important week in my nearly seven years of blogging. I am preparing to reveal a very shocking behind-the-scenes story in my personal life that has been going on for over three years. Yes, you read that right. Three years. As excited as I […]
Okay, so the headline is a little exaggerated…but it’s true. Our family home in the countryside has been torn down. Still, it’s for a positive reason — the family wants to rebuild the home. Fair enough. I never expected to have such an up close and personal experience with home renovations — to actually witness […]
If you follow me on Facebook, then you already know my grandma passed away recently. The funeral services took place during this past weekend — but I couldn’t leave China to attend. I was incredibly close to my grandma growing up. Now that she’s gone, it’s like the end of an era in my life. […]
It’s May and that means it’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month once again! Since I’ve had an exceptionally eventful past week (one that unfortunately included me throwing up the other night…yikes!), I thought I’d take this time to dig into the archives and instead honor some of the fine Asian-Pacific American writers who have contributed to this blog […]