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1980 or The year that my in-laws tied the knot

One Sunday afternoon in February, 2014, my husband and I sit in our living room drinking tea and chatting. My in-laws have gone to the market and we enjoy some alone time. 253 more words

Life In China


I remember vaguely the first thought I had after my father moved out: I have extra space for more shoes.

My dad had a huge belly that seemed to magically grow bigger every year, so did the space needed for his shoes. 745 more words

Hong Kong

Those memories

One day when I was in high school, our Chinese literature teacher in the class asked the students to walk up to the platform one by one, to state their goals in the future. 671 more words

My Stories

Shanghai Home Stay

weeks 24-28

Shanghai Home Stay (上海寄宿家庭)

This is my new address if you want to contact me (don’t hesitate to send care-packages or money (especially money)): 中国 上海  宝山地区 纬地路358弄14号1201… 740 more words

My First (well second) Chinese Family

So, I’m in class one day and 老师 (laoshi=teacher) pulls me aside and asks if I would be willing to exchange information with her friend to practice my Chinese and her English. 327 more words

Study Abroad

My Chinese Family

Feeling left out because they all look alike!:)

Monkeying around - an adventure across Southeast Asia

Thailand – Singapore – Indonesia – Malaysia.

Or to lay out my month-long holiday all in its glory…

Shanghai – Bangkok – Chiang Mai – Phuket – Ko Lanta – Ko Phi Phi – Krabi – Singapore – Bali – Lombok – Gili Islands – Kuala Lumpur. 1,075 more words