Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
Most are unflattering, and some are even downright derogatory. In other words, they’d be right at home in any standup comedy routine.
One of the reasons I’ve been so busy in the past month? I’ve been planning a huge move for September. Yes, that’s right — I’m moving to another city in China. What city? I’ll let you know later this month. In the meantime, I want to keep it a surprise. (He, he, he! 😉 ) […]
The group blog WWAM BAM! (Western Women, Asian Men – Breaking All Molds) just published my piece spotlighting our WWAM of the Month: Toni. Here’s an excerpt from the piece: If the WWAM community held a talent show, you can guarantee Toni would shine onstage. This native of Alexandria, Virginia is a singer-songwriter who can […]
So August has turned out to be one of the busiest months of this year for me. Who’d have thought the traditional “vacation month” could be so hectic? While I’m catching up on things, I thought I would share a few pictures from our anniversary celebration by Hangzhou’s West Lake a few weeks ago. Sure, […]
In case you missed it, WWAM BAM! recently published my post titled On Attraction Between White Women/Asian Men And What’s “Normal”. Here’s an excerpt from the piece: “It’s totally normal for white Western women not to be sexually attracted to Asian men,” wrote a woman in a comment I happened to read. I shouldn’t have […]
It felt like a total a palm-in-face moment. After all, hadn’t he read my CV, which explicitly stated I was an American, in bold letters?
It was my husband who helped me understand the reality in China – that wedding banquets matter not just to the bride and groom, but to the entire family.
My interview with Jo Bai, the fabulous blogger at Life Behind the Wall, was just published on WWAM BAM! Here’s the introduction to the interview: If you asked me to name some of the most influential and inspiring bloggers I’ve met in China, I’d count Jo Bai among them. She’s the voice behind the popular […]
This summer marks 10 years since Jun and I held our wedding ceremony in China. I wasn’t blogging at that time and never had the opportunity to share those photos here. So, in celebration of this 10-year anniversary, I’m sharing 10 of my favorites with you in one post. Enjoy!
The group blog WWAM BAM just published my post titled We Really Need To Talk About Repatriation. For those of you who don’t know, repatriation is when you return to your country of citizenship after living abroad. Here’s an excerpt from the post: …I’ve witnessed a number of bloggers over the years who struggle to write […]