^^ Strawberries are SO melt-in-your-mouth SWEET this time of year! ^^ It has been over six months since I left NYC and moved to Ningbo, China. My first entry was entitled, “I travel alone, in love.” Yes, I love to be alone when traveling. I love to think and drink in the environment. But I […]Read More Entry Eleven: Communion
This week’s writings are from a weekend getaway I took to Suzhou and a day trip I took to the TianTong Temple outside Ningbo. They are also infused with my consumption of NYTimes articles about China, Chinese films/books that are banned in China, and of course, my general day to day interactions with Chinese citizens […]Read More Entry Six: Do you get China?
When I first arrived, I was scared to spend time outside my hotel room. I was scared to look different, to not be able to communicate, to get lost, or to – unaware – do something unpolite. It’s been a month and I love being outside. I love trying new sentences and stumbling my way […]Read More Entry Three – Bamboo / Beilun
Guangzhou is the first part I see Pre-dawn A mat of gold [lights] then Customs [Five AM, Quiet smiles] Guangzhou airport – magnanimous palace spilling over with Sunrise [Haze]/Window Walls [Towers] Marble Floors [Glass] Orchids between the Zen Walkways The Man Beside Me Opens My Waterbottle Puts up my tray table Nods when I […]Read More Entry Two: Foreigner – 外国人