Aging… I have been fighting it for years. Been coloring the gray for about 20 years and have been blessed with very little wrinkles. I had beautiful skin tone until about 3 years ago when I started noticing my cute freckles around my eyes and nose decided to begin merging into large colonies of discoloration. … Continue reading Aging
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
Has it really been 2 years? It is hard to believe that 2 years ago I was in China finishing my year of studying Chinese and began teaching children of migrant workers English. I drug out my departure to the very last minute. My visa expired July 20 and I left July 19th. I was … Continue reading Where does the time go??
安霓珊：我很享受奉献爱心的过程 I was interviewed when I was teaching for a dear friend's school in Kaifeng. This is the article. It is in Chinese, but a friend translated it. I am extremely honored to be apart of this school, and would do it again in a heartbeat. For those that don't know Anni Shan is the … Continue reading Story in the Kaifeng News about me and my teaching
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…