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Tyrus Wong, 1910-2016: From Inbetweener to Disney Legend

At the age of nine, in 1920, Tyrus Wong left Guangdong Province in China, boarding a ship bound for San Francisco with his father. To get around restrictive American immigration policies, the pair used fake identities to gain entrance to the US. 143 more words

Imports And Exports

Song Jian Tea bowl

Song dynasty tea bowl with hare’s fur glaze. Dark gray stoneware with dark brown glaze, with markings in iron oxide.

Song Dynasty

Stilt Walkers Perform Song Dynasty Style

Chatting before the performance

June, 2014, Kaifeng, China


Park Rides From the Song Dynasty

In the city of Kaifeng, where once the Song Dynasty held control of all of China, there is a theme park, the largest of it’ kind in Hangzhou. 57 more words


Deciphering a mystery tea: a beginner's guide to reading tea leaves

(IMAGE: The set-up for today’s tasting of a “mystery tea”)

Dear beloved blog readers,

We all have those moments: A friend knows you love tea and out of the goodness of their heart they offer you some tea as a gift. 1,351 more words