I recently had the privilege of reading an advance copy of Susan Blumberg - Kason's first book: Good Chinese Wife. I also was lucky enough to ask her a few questions about the book, writing and the pain of a relationship that you put your heart and soul into only to have it turn bad. … Continue reading Must Read: Good Chinese Wife by Susan Blumberg-Kason
Over the years I have accomplished many things that I am supremely proud of, and well, as many things I am not so proud of, but I don't have regrets. In my 43 years, I have crossed off all of the things I wished for as a child and even a few "bucket list" items … Continue reading Wishes
In addition to my moving and leaving my one job due to injury and starting school, I managed to get the ‘back-to-school’ creeping crud from my youngest. Yes, it was a full on snot war over here and it weren’t pretty. Well, as I was laying in bed trying not to die and coming off … Continue reading Goals
Having recently moved into my own apartment, I’ve been unpacking my things and came across two boxes, one from my first trip to China and the second one from the most recent trip. Inside were momentos I had collected along the way. I took every scrap of paper and worn train ticket out and touched … Continue reading Moments in time…
Today on my walk around campus, and its adjacent neighborhoods, I saw the first sign of Spring in China.
2012-2-9 As yet another night turns into day and my 4 hours of sleep then 2 hours of awake pattern continues, I began thinking about goals. I have only 10 days until my next semester begins. Last semester my only goal was survive. But not that I am neck deep in life in China, I … Continue reading Goals
Not everyones cup of tea 2012-2-5 Just as the title says China is not everyones cup of tea, and small towns and villages are even less peoples idea of a great time. When I would tell everyon back home that I was coming to China not just to visit this time, but to live for … Continue reading Not everyones cup of tea.