Even though I thought I had grown up under much Chinese culture and influence, nothing had prepared me for the experience that this wedding was.
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.
Every year, I swear this Chinese New Year is not going to kick my butt. And somehow, every year, I’m totally wrong on this. Yes, Chinese New Year 2016 — welcoming the year of the monkey — has been an exhausting parade of lunches, dinners, toasts, and meetings. By the last day I had rings […]
We’re busy celebrating Chinese New Year, the biggest holiday of the year here in China, at John’s family home in rural Hangzhou. I thought I’d share a few photos from Chinese New Year’s Eve. It was a lovely day to celebrate Chinese New Year’s Eve, with some of the most gorgeous blue skies of the winter. […]
“The Girl Who Wrote in Silk” by Kelli Estes links two women across centuries to a silk embroidered sleeve in a story of love, courage and humanity.
Chinese New Year is all about food, even the days leading up. One of the best parts of the season is watching my mother-in-law prepare traditional foods.
As Charlotte has learned, having kids in China with a Chinese spouse involves more than “basics like a starry night themed nursery versus a jungle one.”
Serina Huang says, “Now that I am no longer with my Taiwanese husband, I am beginning to rediscover and question who I am,” feeling like a “scrambled egg.”
“The Porcelain Thief” deftly combines Huan Hsu’s personal experiences as a Chinese American in China, family stories, and his quest for buried porcelain.
“I’m not sure how Asian my future husband will be. But I know that if he won’t ask for my bag, I’ll…teach him to…because it makes me feel (cared for).”