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

Must Read: Good Chinese Wife by Susan Blumberg-Kason

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

Where does the time go??

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??

Story in the Kaifeng News about me and my teaching

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