China updates

I’m still catching up on my China reading that I missed while I was in the U.S. Here are a few articles that stood out to me: “China’s Ethnic Song and Dance” in the Times, about China’s relationship with minorities: “Chinese officials like to paint a picture of China as one big happy multicultural family. […]

Weekend fun: Mushrooms

Boyfriend is on his own visa run for the next few weeks, so that can only mean one thing, besides soul-crushing loneliness: I CAN EAT ALL THE MUSHROOMS I WANT! I love mushrooms. They should be in everything I eat. When they aren’t, I feel sad. Boyfriend can’t stand the sight of them, like I […]

Dispatches from the U.S., Part I

I wrote most of this post while I was in the U.S., waiting for my new visa. While I had an idea of what I wanted to say, it took a lot of reorganization and editing so that it wouldn’t just be rambling. It still is mostly rambling, but if my dad can read it, […]

What happened in May

What a month. It started off with a friend’s wedding, then quickly followed with visits from friends and relatives, an excursion out west, and finally an impromptu — but welcomed — visa run to the U.S. (while friends and relatives were still visiting.) With that said, this post is simply a placeholder of sorts for […]