Yesterday I watched a bus pull away just as an older man was running up to it. Nothing unusual. I have gotten used to not chasing down buses in China […]
Who doesn’t love chicken and beer? Who waits two hours in line for it because of a TV drama? Well, “My Love From the Star” fans in China do, apparently. […]
An hour into my train ride out of Jiangyin last week, I received a text about the parent-teacher meeting I was supposed to be at later that day. Needless to […]
I’ve been recently hooked on podcasts. They help pass by the time on an 11 hour train ride or on days I don’t have class. One I’ve subscribed to is […]
Vera invited me to meet her family and her boyfriend, “Hui,” (and his family) last Monday. It is tradition for people to treat family to lunch on this day during […]
Steph teaching Sim and me to make “moneybags.” Basically potstickers that are twisted to look like little bags of money. Yummy money.
Statues, some which seem to clutch each other in either pure joy or horror, while others are frozen in mid-stride, surround an old stone wall toward the west end of Jiangyin’s Renmin […]