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
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.
p><a Today is my first lantern festival in China, and after missing Chinese New Year due to illness I really wanted to go see some of the festivities. I found out that Millineum Park was having a big lantern festival celebration complete with giant dragon displays and amazing fireworks. Thinking, cool I can do this, … Continue reading Lantern Festival
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.
2012-2-5 Well, for some reason, today I have been totally bummed. Not sure why. Usually I can shake it off pretty easy but today I couldnt. So I turned to the one sure fired cure for glumliness(yes it is a word because I created it) watch a marathon of Sex and the City. No matter … Continue reading Self, Sex, Bummdom
Shannon's Shots (Book 2). some of my unrelated to china photography... let me know what you think.