Yuancun Si Heng Lu

GUANGZHOU, GUANGDONG, CHINA – “Sunshine!” One heard this regularly at the Hunan restaurant we frequented, for we called it out playfully over and over throughout our meals. Over would rush a young Chinese girl, a five year old with pigtails, who would smile a shy smile at us and refill our mugs with scalding green…

Musings on China

SHERIDAN, WYOMING, USA – Chinese New Year has wrapped up and people are headed back to work this week. It was the first CNY holiday since 2009 during which I have been so isolated in every way from Asian culture (this is, of course, discounting the many Asians I pass on the streets, everywhere, especially…