China is my husband’s home country and where I live. In theory, the holidays can be a lot of fun here. But in practice, it doesn’t always feel that way.
There’s something joyful about celebrating Christmas with a total newcomer to the holiday — someone who brings a fresh perspective to silent night.
I love my Chinese husband and his hometown. But as I prepare to spend another holiday season in China, I’m dreaming of a white Christmas back in the US.
“Won’t you miss the holidays when you’re in China?” I couldn’t fault American friends for asking. It’s not just that John and I are moving back to China permanently. We’re also leaving the US on Thanksgiving Day, which means we’ll miss that holiday as well as Christmas, the king of them all. It’s true. Perhaps […]