This past Chinese New Year, we noticed a glaring absence from the family gatherings – one of Jun’s relatives, a fellow close to his own age. At first I figured it was just bad timing. Maybe we missed him because I had woken up a bit late? Or maybe he was dining with other relatives? […]
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To honor Valentine’s Day, here’s a photo essay highlighting some everyday moments where my Chinese husband shows his love for me.
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It’s the year of the golden rooster. Happy Chinese New Year! While I’m taking a little time off to recharge a little during the holidays, I thought I’d share some photos from our Chinese New Year celebration in rural Hangzhou, China. The biggest dinner of the year — Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner! As always, […]
So, it’s the year of the cock – and in this new Chinese zodiac year, Trump has decided to stick it to Muslims with his immigration ban. I learned this appalling news in a haze, still recovering from the lack of sleep. (Anyone who has ever celebrated Chinese New Year in China knows that the […]
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Chinese New Year is coming! If this is your first time spending the holidays with a Chinese family, here are 3 things that will definitely NOT impress.
WWAM Bam, the new group blog for Western women who love Asian men, just published my piece titled How to Deal with 3 Major Chinese New Year Annoyances. Here’s the introduction to that article: As China in January turns into a festive wonderland of red and gold everywhere you look, some of us don’t feel as excited […]